Archive for October, 2010

Problem Restoring QuickBooks Backups–Read Only Files (Quick Tip)

| October 26, 2010 | 26 Comments

When you are restoring a backup copy of a QuickBooks file you often want to restore it in the same place that it existed before. Sometimes QuickBooks will refuse to replace the existing copy – saying that the file is set to read-only. This may be frustrating, but it usually is a simple thing to […]

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QuickBooks 2011: Other Changes I’ve Noticed

| October 18, 2010 | 28 Comments

There are many improved and new features in QuickBooks 2011. Intuit has not provided anyone with a comprehensive list of all of the changes. I’ve been covering the major ones, but there are many smaller changes that are scattered about. Although they may be small, they could have a large impact on how you use […]

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QuickBooks Update Errors 1328 and 1603

| October 18, 2010 | 4 Comments

When you are updating to a new revision of QuickBooks it is not uncommon to run into errors when your update is being applied. Lately I’ve been seeing a lot of people reporting errors when updating QuickBooks 2010, specifically errors 1328 and 1603. Here is how you can resolve these problems.

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QuickBooks 2011 Release R3

| October 13, 2010 | 21 Comments

Intuit has released the QuickBooks 2011 R3 update to manual update. This is the first public update to the 2011 product, and it has a number of changes. The good news is that it looks like QuickBooks 2011 must be pretty stable, as we aren’t seeing any earthshaking patches here.

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QuickBooks ProAdvisor Training Resources

| October 12, 2010 | 3 Comments

In my article on QuickBooks Support and Training Resources I presented a list of my favorite books, blogs, web sites and tools for getting training and support for QuickBooks. One aspect that I didn’t expand on was support for ProAdvisors and financial consultants, through webinars and conferences.

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Intuit PaymentNetwork Updated in QuickBooks 2011

| October 5, 2010 | 6 Comments

Intuit introduced the Intuit PaymentNetwork in 2009, a low cost method of sending and receiving payments. A year has passed, and there have been a number of improvements Let’s look at this in relation to QuickBooks 2011, although most of the new features also apply to older versions.

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QuickBooks 2011 Customer Snapshot

| October 1, 2010

Expanding on the Company Snapshot feature, QuickBooks 2011 adds a Customer Snapshot that provides several useful summary views of information on specific customers.

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