Tag: Backup

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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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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What is the QuickBooks TLG File?

| August 9, 2010 | 22 Comments

When you create a company in QuickBooks there will be several files created. One has a file type of “QBW” – that is your actual company data file. Another that is created has a file type of “TLG”, and that is the source of some confusion as well as some misunderstandings. Let’s review a few […]

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FAQ:Rebuild QuickBooks Data Without Backing Up

| May 21, 2010 | 5 Comments

On occasion you may find that you need to run the Rebuild Datafunction of QuickBooks (File / Utitlities/Rebuild Data) to correct a problem. This straightens out a number of odd problems that can occur over time. The first thing that QuickBooks will do is to have you make a backup, which is a good thing. Unfortunately, […]

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FAQ:My Logo Disappears When I Restore My QuickBooks Backup

| May 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

When you restore a backup copy of a QuickBooks file from a QBB backup file, some of your information is not restored to the proper place. You have to do some manual adjustments. This includes the graphics that you add to templates. See this article for an explanation of what you need to do: Restoring […]

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QuickBooks 2010 R6 Update – 64 Bit QuickBooks PDF Fix and More!

| April 20, 2010 | 49 Comments

At long last Intuit has released the QuickBooks 2010 R6 update to Manual update. This update has a long list of fixes, many that have been VERY anxiously awaited. I’ll review the major changes as I see them (there are more than I list here). Automatic update usually follows a few days later.

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Review: SmartVault Documentation Management for QuickBooks

| September 7, 2009 | 6 Comments

I’ve talked about documentation management systems (DMS) and their value to a business in my article on PaperSave Plus. Today I’ll review another DMS system that works with QuickBooks: SmartVault. This product takes a different approach than PaperSave Plus – it stores your information in an online server rather than in a database on your local […]

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Review: PaperSave Plus Documentation Management for QuickBooks

| August 22, 2009 | 30 Comments

A Documentation Management System (DMS) is a program that is used to store electronic documents and/or images of paper documents. In this article I’ll talk about PaperSave Plus, a QuickBooks Compatible documentation management system. PLEASE NOTE: Papersave Plus is no longer available. I highly recommend that you consider SmartVault for QuickBooks desktop document management.  

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Using Online Backups to save your QuickBooks Data

| May 11, 2009 | 15 Comments

In my Backing Up QuickBooks Data article I talked about the importance of a good backup plan for your business. Today I’ll talk a bit about one portion of a good plan, using online backups. When I’m hired to evaluate a business and their QuickBooks procedures one of the first things I look at is […]

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