When I try to export balances to Proseries from Quickbooks, I get the following error: "Protax20.exe is currently in use processing the same request, try again later."
I have tried restarting the computer, but continue to get the same message.
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I'd still be interested to know if your ProSeries is installed under "C:\ProWin20" or a different folder. Especially if it's installed in a folder with blank spaces in it. Like for example "C:\Pro Series\ProSeries2020" or "C:\ProSeries\Professional 2020".
By the way, you can always go the other way, import QuickBooks data into the ProSeries tax return. Open the tax return in ProSeries and go to the menu "Import->Update Return with QuickBooks Data..."
1. Shut down ProSeries 2020
2. Go to the folder where you installed ProSeries, let's say it's "C:\ProWin20"
3. Go to the "32Bit" subfolder let's call it "C:\ProWin20\32Bit"
4. Open (in Notepad) the file named "ProWin20.ini"
5. Find the section [QBIntegration]
6. Inside that section, if you see the line "QBImportInProgress=1" then change it to "QBImportInProgress=0". In other words change the "1" to "0" (zero)
7. Save and Close "ProWin20.ini"
8. In QuickBooks, try to export your balances to ProSeries again
I am having the same issue. My path does not have spaces, it is installed the same way it has been since Proseries 97.
If we did have this error in the past a quick close and reopening of PS and QB fixed it. It was very intermittent.
But now it is every single time on all workstations.
The trick of messing with the QB Integration section of the ProWin20.ini file works for a single export, but I would have to do it every single time, and I don't feel comfortable instructions my 12 staff on messing with this configuration file every time.
There has to be another fix.
I am able to use Proseries to "pull" the file from Quickbooks, but I still cannot send from Quickbooks. Also, I have Proseries on a shared network drive and I cannot pull from that drive. I have to backup the Quickbooks file to the workstation C: drive and then restore it. Then Proseries can find the Quickbooks file to import it in. To import it from Proseries, go to: Import>Update Return with Quickbooks Data.
Same situation here. I used to be able to update return with QuickBooks data even though the files are on a shared drive, but for some reason i cant reach that drive this year as it wont show shared drives.
I don't have to time to be moving files to a local drive each time to update return with quickbooks data.
Too much risk of us doing that and working in the wrong file, not moving it back, etc.
It's a network program it should have no problems reaching a network location.
You can map that network location to a drive letter, let's say W: or Y: or some letter you don't already use, and then access that location via the drive letter.
The drive is mapped. It's the same drive that the Proseries data files are held. It shows up when we go to transfer prior year files, import FAM exports, etc. But when going to choose the QB file to update data from it is not a choice. Never happened in prior years, is only with 20.
It doesn't like to show that drive as a choice. I am assuming it is related.
Hello, i also had this same issue bounced back and forth between proseries and quickbooks support. I was able to fix it on my end. What i did was:
1. uninstall proseries 2020 from the workstation
2. Manually delete C:\ProWin20
3. Reinstall proseries 2020 (for me it was workstation install from network folder)
4. Update proseries 2020
5, Initiate export from quickbooks 2019