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How to Backup and Restore a Portable Co. File in QuickBooks

Two articles ago I described to you the difference between the portable and backup of a company file. Now I’m going to show you how to backup the portable company file and restore it. If you do not have the Backup Icon on your Icon Menu, then go to the Menu Bar/File and choose Save Copy of Backup. This will open up the window as displayed on the left. Click on the button beside...

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QuickBooks Quik Tip – Damaged Backup File

The other day while working on a client’s company file, I discovered a damaged file that had been emailed to me. He had chosen Backup copy instead of Portable company file, but that still shouldn’t have caused a problem with restoring it. When I tried to do the restore, I kept getting an error message that read restored failed. So when this happens, how do you know if the QuickBooks...

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