Sir/Madam, please provide solution: one building, one Windows server, two companies, which QuickBooks POS version to host both companies at same time for network?

One building, one Windows server, two companies, which QuickBooks POS version to host both companies files at same time for network - if possible with QuickBooks POS?


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Hello there, Good_Risk

Thank you for bringing this to my attention here in the Community.

This time, there’s no available POS version that can share two company files stored in one computer and host them over one network/Windows server. Only one company file is opened and hosted on a computer.

As an alternative, you can set up POS to host the second company file on another computer. However, you’ll need to ensure that the two company files are hosted by two different networks.

I’d recommend submitting feedback to our Product Development Team within QuickBooks Desktop. By doing so, they’ll know how you’d like to be able to use a QuickBooks POS version that can host your 2 company files at the same time over a network.

We’d love to hear your feedback. Let’s help our engineers implement this feature into future updates by following the steps below:

  1. Go to the Help menu at the top.
  2. Select Send Feedback Online.
  3. Choose Product Suggestion.
  4. From the Type of Feedback drop-down menu, select Product Suggestion
  5. Click the Product Area drop-down.
  6. Input your suggestion. Enter your name and email address.
  7. Click Send Feedback.

If you wish to know the software’s product features, you can check out the POS feature comparison by level and version article for further reference. 

Just stay in touch with me if you have other concerns, Good_Risk. I’ll be here to help you out. Have a great day!

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