How to open a company file on a second computer (not the host computer)?

I am attempting to set up multi user access between two computers using QuickBooks Desktop Pro 2018. I have followed the instructions (to the best of my ability) given on the QuickBooks website and looked up as much information as I could. But I can't figure out how to find/open the company file on the second (not host) computer. I'm clearly not sharing the file correctly or giving proper access, but I've tried everything I ca think of.

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Hi, whitesweldingfab. 

Thanks for connecting with the Community.

I'm here to provide the guidelines on how to set up the QuickBooks Desktop with multi-user network on your second computer. Check out the this article for the installation and setup instructions:  

Set up multi-user or network for QuickBooks Desktop.

Also, you may wish to consult an IT Specialist or to our QuickBooks Desktop Support Team if you need additional help.

Let me know how it works, or if you have anymore questions. I'm always here to support you.

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