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Correct Cache Amount for QuickBooks Enterprise (Easy Steps)

Cache Amount for QuickBooks Enterprise

By qbsenterprisesupportPublished 12 months ago 3 min read

Crashing into errors every now and then it is pretty much common with QuickBooks software, as it involves tons of algorithms and features. Intuit’s QuickBooks Enterprise is a holistic software that assists in managing finances, payroll details, inventory lists, and more. Medium and small-sized businesses across the globe heavily rely on this accounting software. However, this amazing software isn’t immune to technical glitches and errors. One such error that we are going to discuss is the incorrect cache amount for QuickBooks enterprise.

Cache memory is an important part of QuickBooks which is used by the information manager. At times the cache amount gets incorrect or non-default and this leads to slow running of your computer. This article contains a comprehensive guide on how you can correct the cache amount for QuickBooks Enterprise. Get a good hold of this cache amount error by simply scrolling through the segment. Else, connect with our dedicated personnel using our QuickBooks error support helpline i.e. 1-800-761-1787. This would definitely resolve the issue for you. Are you looking for ways to change cache amount in QuickBooks Enterprise in the simplest possible ways? The information in this post will provide you all you need to know to fix cache amount in QuickBooks Enterprise.

When do users need to fix cache amount in QuickBooks Enterprise?

• During upgrading QuickBooks Desktop to the most recent version, the cache amount issue may get triggered.

• While installing the most recent version of Windows, the cache amount may need correction.

Steps to change cache amount in QuickBooks Enterprise

Step 1: Configure the QBW.ini file.

• Go to the server that contains the company files.

• After that, open Intuit folder, followed by the QuickBooks folder.

• Then, open the QBW.ini file.

• Now, add the following settings to the DBSERVEROPTIONS section in the QBW.ini file: MaxCache = 512 ('Unlimited') InitialCache = 256 ('None')

• After that, save the file.

• Subsequently, press the Enter key.

• When performing a Server only install, the following actions should be undertaken:

• Open the Run box (Win + R keys) and therein type cmd.

• Follow up by hitting the Enter key. This action will open the command prompt.

• Now, type ‘’net stop QuickBooksDBXX’’.

• Subsequently, type ‘’net stop QBCFMonitorService’’ followed by hitting the Enter key.

• Later on, type ‘’net start QBCFMonitorService’’ and hit Enter.

Step 2: Correcting the cache amount for Server-Only Install (Manual Procedure)

• In the start menu, type cmd and run the same as an administrator.

• Type "HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesQuickBooksDBxxParameters" into the command prompt and hit Enter.

• Verify the digits that follow -ch and -c. Make sure to incorporate the following entries:-ch 512M and -c 256M.

• Check to see whether the data typed is accurate.

Step 3: Editing the registry configuration

• Log out of QuickBooks Desktop and make an exit from the program.

• After that, open command prompt and type "stop QuickBooks DBXX".

• It will stop the service corresponding to the QuickBooks Desktop Database.

• Press the Enter key after that.

• Next, search for ‘’Regedit’’ in the start menu and open the same.

• Change the settings in the "HKEY LOCAL MACHINE/SYSTEM/CurrentControlSet/Services/QuickBooksDBxx/Parameters" registry entry.

• Incorporate the following values:-qs -gd -n QB SERVER NAME ALL -c 128; ALL -gk all; ALL -gp 4096; ALL -gu; ALL -ch 256.

Step 4: Suggestions by Intuit

• The format for values must be -n QB.

• For ‘’-ch 512M’’, ‘’use -ch 128M’’. Also, incorporate ‘’-qs -gd ALL -gp 4096, ALL, and ALL.’’

• Replace ‘’-c 128M’’ with ‘’-c 256M’’.

• In addition to ‘’-ch 256M’’, add ‘’-ch 512M’’.

• There is no need to change the settings if they are at the suggested levels.

• Save the changes made.

• After that, enter the command "net start QuickBooksDBXX".

You may also read: Export Lists from Old Company File into new Data File


We hope the list of steps included in this article help users to resolve cache amount in QuickBooks Enterprise. For further help, you can reach out to our QuickBooks professionals at 1 800 761 1787.

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About the Creator


Adelina Martin is proficient accounting marketing manager at QBS Enterprise support. Earlier, he was the head of the business marketing department. His personal interests include, love for nature and travelling.

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