Category: Program Updates

QuickBooks 2014 R1

| September 25, 2013 | 9 Comments

Intuit has released QuickBooks 2014 R1, which contains a number of new features as well as improvements to existing ones. This article is a short list of the major new features – for a comprehensive list of the changes as well as in-depth drilldowns, see the articles in QuickBooks and Beyond. All Versions of QuickBooks […]

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Free QuickBooks Performance Update Confusion

| September 18, 2013

I’ve been seeing a lot of discussions, and confusion, relating to a messaging change that Intuit implemented in QuickBooks 2013 recently. It seemed like a small change to me when I first noticed this, but in this day and age of malware and “free performance update” scams there have been people questioning if this is […]

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QuickBooks 2012 Doc Center Problem Workaround

| September 26, 2011 | 12 Comments

Quickbooks 2012 adds a Doc Center, which is a reworking of QuickBooks Attached Documents (or QuickBooks Document Management). See this QuickBooks and Beyond article on all of the changes (and there are lots!).  Now the product only stores documents locally, without the option to store documents online. However, there are some problems.

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QuickBooks 2012

| September 20, 2011 | 27 Comments

QuickBooks 2012 is coming out this month, is it a good update? The short answer is “yes”, but with my usual cautionary statement of “wait until it matures a bit”. I don’t recommend that you use the “R1” release of QuickBooks in any year – the R1 release is almost like a second stage “beta […]

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QuickBooks 2011 R8 Has Problems

| August 8, 2011 | 9 Comments

You can It has only been out for a few weeks, but it looks like the QuickBooks 2011 R8 update has problems. As it stands now, Intuit has removed this from automatic update status. If you haven’t updated to R8, DO NOT. If you HAVE updated, and aren’t seeing problems, cross your fingers. I’ll note […]

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Intuit Data Protect Update 1.25.21.4004

| June 27, 2011 | 4 Comments

Intuit has released an update to Intuit Data Protect that fixes a problem that some people have run into. It also provides some additional internal diagnostics. These updates SHOULD be pushed to your system if you have enabled Automatic Updates, but you should check to be sure that you have it. 

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QuickBooks 2010 R11

| January 20, 2011 | 2 Comments

Intuit has released the QuickBooks 2010 R11 update to manual update. I’ll list the changes that I’m aware of. There often are other changes that aren’t officially announced. Please note that I haven’t tested every one of these updates myself at this time.

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QuickBooks 2011 Release R5

| January 6, 2011 | 31 Comments

Intuit has released the QuickBooks 2011 R5 update to manual update. This is a quick fix to a couple of the problems that were introduced with the recent R4 update. There are only three updates that have been announced at the time that I’m writing this.

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QuickBooks 2011 R4 Problem RESOLVED

| December 20, 2010 | 25 Comments

Whew! it isn’t a big problem after all, and the Intuit development team has a fairly simple fix for us. My apologies to everyone for stirring things up, and my thanks to Sam and Siddharth (and others) at Intuit for helping with this. Yesterday I released a posting about a verification error in QuickBooks 2011 […]

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Problems with QuickBooks 2011 Release R4

| December 18, 2010 | 24 Comments

Oops – just as Intuit is starting to release 2011 R4 to automatic update, it looks like there may be a problem. I can see the problem in my installation, but I’m not sure what the full impact is at this time. I’m recommending that you not update to R4 at this time.

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