If you encounter this error when opening or using QuickBooks Desktop in multi-user, or when starting QuickBooks Database Server Manager, we recommend performing the solutions below in the order shown.
Services: Windows could not start the QuickBooksDBXX service on Local Computer.
The following troubleshooting steps are for Windows operating system, which is not an Intuit product. If you are not comfortable doing these steps on your own, Intuit recommends you consult with your computer's manufacturer or an IT professional.
Solution 1: Windows 10 / Server 2016 version 1803 Update
KB4338548 has a link to the Microsoft Update Catalogue. From there, choose the appropriate Microsoft update. If you are uncomfortable doing this, please consult with an IT professional.