Category: Program Updates

QuickBooks 2015 Discontinuation Scheduled

| January 3, 2018 | 1 Comment

As happens every year about now, Intuit has announced are discontinuing an older version of QuickBooks. If you are using QuickBooks 2015 (Windows and Mac) then you won’t be able to use certain services and features after May 31, 2018. I won’t address why they do it, or if I think it is a good practice, I’ll just discuss what […]

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QuickBooks 2015 R15

| December 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Intuit has released QuickBooks 2015 R15, which should be available via automatic updates. You can also go to the QuickBooks Update site to download the patch. This is a maintenance release, probably the last one that will be released for QuickBooks 2015. I’ve not had a chance to test this particular update. I recommend that […]

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QuickBooks 2018 R4

| December 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Intuit has released QuickBooks 2018 R4, which should be available via automatic updates. You can also go to the QuickBooks Update site to download the patch. This is a maintenance release of the relatively new QuickBooks 2018 product. So far, QuickBooks 2018 has been fairly stable, which is an improvement over past years. However, I’ve […]

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QuickBooks 2016 R13

| December 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Intuit has released QuickBooks 2016 R13, which is available via automatic updates. You can also go to the QuickBooks Update site to download the patch. I’ve not had a chance to test this update. I recommend that you wait a week or two to see if anyone runs into any problems. I don’t expect any problems, […]

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QuickBooks 2017 R8

| December 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Intuit has released QuickBooks 2017 R8, which is available via automatic updates. You can also go to the QuickBooks Update site to download the patch. I’ve not had a chance to test this update. I recommend that you wait a week or two to see if anyone runs into any problems. I don’t expect any problems, […]

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QuickBooks 2016 R12

| November 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Intuit has released QuickBooks 2016 R12, which should be available via automatic updates, or you can go to the QuickBooks Update site to download the patch. This update isn’t huge, which is what I would expect this late in the version’s life cycle. If any of these issues affect you, go ahead and install the […]

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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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