Quickbooks Multi User Mode

We are running QuickBooks with a multiuser license on one workstation. We are installing several new computers - the new users will need access to QB as well. I will setup the new access accounts on the original QB. Do I need to install QB on all those new stations or access the main database another way?
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John-PaulChief Operating OfficerCommented:
First, make a backup of your current qb database.  You will need to designate a computer to be the quickbooks server and run the quickbooks installer in advanced mode and select the option for running as a server.  Then, you will need to point the qb database manager at your current qb database.  Finally, qb will need to be installed on all workstations that will need to access qb and you will run the advanced install option as well and install them as a workstation only and point them to the qb server.  They will then connect to the qb server.  You will need to open the file the first time in Multi-user mode.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You need the QuickBooks client on every workstation (person) that will use QuickBooks. This is in addition to user accounts which you must also set up. Limit is 5 for QB Pro/Premier.

You should be the company file on a Server, install the Server Manager (from QB installer file) and scan for the company file.

Then put each QB client in Multi User Mode. Do not use Host Multi User access from a workstation. Server is much, much better.

Use Mapped Network Drives, not browsed drives for a solid connection.

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GeneratorAuthor Commented:
How do I run the QB installer in advanced mode?
On the other workstations would I install QB as a single user setup?
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
The QB install file is an EXE file from Intuit. Right click on it and Run as Administrator.

On workstations, select the mode "Install QB for this computer"

On the server, select the mode "manager only, no license required"  (I do not have the exact words in front of me).

That should work.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
The answers I supplied at http:#a40797510 and http:#a40798399 will work. I have installed QuickBooks multiuser successfully many times.
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