QUICKBOOKS RUNNING SLOW




QUICKBOOKS RUNNING SLOW

Here are a bunch of tips that you can try if quickbooks is running slow…

BEFORE YOU DO ANY OF THIS BLOCK INTERNET ACCESS…

YOU WILL BE BYPASSING A LOT OF SECURITY SETTINGS ON YOUR NETWORK SO SAFETY FIRST

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TIPS REGULAR USER CAN TRY WITHOUT SPENDING MONEY
(REMEMBER BACKUP ALL DATA BEFORE DOING ANY OF THIS)
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*VERIFY THAT A LOT OF REPORTS ARE NOT BEING RUN SIMULTANEOUSLY THIS CAN CAUSE SPEED HITS NO REAL FIX FOR THIS EXCEPT SCHEDULE WHEN YOU RUN REPORTS SO AS NOT TO SLOW DOWN QUICKBOOKS

*MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ALL PATCHES AND UPGRADES INSTALLED

*DISABLE SEND ANONYMOUS USAGE STATISTICS UNDER EDIT> PREFERENCES> GENERAL

*TURN OFF ANTIVIRUS AND 3RD PARTY SOFTWARE
(NETWORK/PC SPEED CAN BE SLOWED DOWN BY A SINGLE PC WITH A SLOW CONNECTION OR SOME SOFTWARE THAT IS USING A LOT OF CPU CYCLES EITHER ON SERVER OR PC )

*CHECK FOR ISSUES IN COMPANY FILE I

*CHECK FOR ISSUES IN COMPANY FILE II

*CHECK FOR ISSUES IN COMPANY FILE III

*CHECK FOR ISSUES IN COMPANY FILE IV

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TIPS A REGULAR USER CAN TRY BUT BACKUP DATA FIRST AND IF NO IMPROVEMENTS OBSERVED TURN BACK ON (REMEMBER ONLY WORK WITH A COPY OF A COPY OF YOUR BACKUP FILE NOT YOUR ORIGINAL)
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*TURN OFF AUDIT TRAILS IF NOT NEEDED…(TURN IT OFF BY UNCHECKING THE BOX ON THE COMPANY TAB IN PREFERENCES IN ACCOUNTING. MAY NOT BE AN OPTION IN ALL VERSIONS OTHER OPTION FOR TURNING AUDIT TRAIL OFF)

*TRY WORKING WITH A SMALLER COMPANY FILE SIZE (LARGE FILES 1.5GIGS TO 500 MEGS CAN CAUSE ISSUES)

*ARCHIVE AND COMPRESS PREVIOUS YEARS DATA FROM COMPANY FILE

*LIMIT PAYROLL ACCESS TO ONE USER

*MAKE ALL USERS ADMIN (SOMETIMES REGULAR USER ACCESS CAN BE PROBLEMATIC)

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TIPS A NETWORK PERSON CAN TRY
(REMEMBER BACKUP ALL DATA BEFORE DOING ANY OF THIS)
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*TROUBLESHOOT ROUTER

*TROUBLESHOOT UNMANAGED SWITCH (5 TO 24 PORT VARIETY)

*TROUBLESHOOT MANAGED SWITCH

*TROUBLESHOOT THE NETWORK CABLE

*TROUBLESHOOT NETWORK JACK

*VERIFY ALL PORTS HAVE BEEN OPENED AND EXCEPTIONS HAVE BEEN MADE FOR QUICKBOOKS

*DISABLE HYPERTHREADING
*DISABLE WINDOWS SEARCH,
*DISABLE INDEXING ON ALL HARD DRIVES
*PERFORM DISK CLEANUP ON ALL COMPUTERS WITH QUICKBOOKS
*PERFORM ANTIVIRUS CHECKS ON ALL COMPUTERS WITH QUICKBOOKS
*MAXIMIZE CACHE MEMORY

*MAXIMIZE VIRTUAL MEMORY FOR WINDOWS XP, 7, 8, MAC OS X, UBUNTU

*MAXIMIZE MEMORY ON ALL COMPUTERS USING QUICKBOOKS

*SERVER RAM NO LESS THAN 4 GIGS

*CHECK NETWORK LATENCY

TRY LOWERING PING OR LATENCY

*CHECK LATENCY BETWEEN QUICKBOOKS SERVER AND CLIENT COMPUTERS

*CHECK UNC PATH
*DEFRAGMENT DISKS ON ALL COMPUTERS USING QUICKBOOKS

*CREATE A MAPPED DRIVE FROM THE FOLDER THAT HOLDS THE COMPANY FILE ON YOUR SERVER (THIS SHOULD BE DONE FROM CLIENT COMPUTERS)

REDEFINE HOW MUCH MEMORY QUICKBOOKS USES FOR CACHE I

REDEFINE HOW MUCH MEMORY QUICKBOOKS CAN USE FOR CACHE II

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ADVANCED NETWORK TROUBLESHOOTING OPTIONS
(REMEMBER BACK UP ALL DATA BEFORE YOU START AND THEN USE A COPY OF YOUR DATA TO WORK WITH THIS WAY YOU CAN AVOID ALL FILE CORRUPTION HEADACHES…)
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*MOVE DATA TO ANOTHER NETWORK TO SEE IF ISSUE RESOLVES… IF ISSUE RESOLVES BAD NETWORK… IF NOT THEN ISSUE IS QUICKBOOKS… (TEST NETWORK SHOULD HAVE 3 COMPUTERS, 1 ADMIN ACCOUNT… 2 USER ACCOUNTS, A ROUTER, NETWORK CABLES, POSSIBLY A SWITCH OR WIRELESSLY IF POSSIBLE… NO INTERNET ACCESS)

*IF QUICKBOOKS WAS WORKING GREAT ON PREVIOUS OS THEN TRY GOING BACK TO PREVIOUS OS

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