When QuickBooks prompts you to update or convert the company file, select Upgrade. If you receive a prompt message, select OK. Check your balances, reports and accounts to ensure the correct company file is converted. Step 5: Optional Set up multi-user If you have more than one user license, you may set up QuickBooks in multi-user mode to ensure all users can access the file at the same time. Open the Multiuser folder. Drag the QuickBooks Server icon to the Applications folder. If prompted, select Authenticate to modify the Applications folder and enter the Admin username and password. Select OK.
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Google aims to thwart websites that block users of Chrome's Incognito Mode A new feature in Chrome will better hide your Incognito session so websites can't detect it. User Reviews. Reviews Current version All versions. Sort Date Most helpful Positive rating Negative rating. Please Wait. Did QuickBooks give you an error saying that is too old? What exactly did the error say? How much for the upgrading? Do you mean upgrading your program, or your data? If you mean upgrading your data, you can do that yourself just by opening your company file under the newer version.
Make sure you have a good backup of it made in QB before you try the upgrade, in case something goes wrong. Thanks for your question. Someone may have asked this one before but here goes anyway. Will backed up data have any issues transferring from an XP platform? Last time I did an update of my version of QB, my whole program went kaput and I lost all my existing data. It took over a week to fix it with my backed up data.
Any such problems still out there of which you are aware. Too much for me. I suggest you ask the question on the QB Australian subforum at http: Will the company file convert or should I be looking at a older version of quickbooks? Thanks for your time. Just make sure you make a backup of your data before you attempt the upgrade. Cannot get Quickbooks Pro to restore data from Quickbooks Pro Is too old for backups to work with version? We can probably make the migration up through those versions and return you a file fees would apply.
See https: I have quickbooks , been working great but old laptop decided to die. Any ideas? Perhaps get a newer version of quickbooks then transfer data? You can try some of the workarounds in https: Otherwise, if you can get your hands on XP computer that you never connect to the internet or maybe a Vista or Windows 7 computer, it might work with QB So no magic bullet! Try as I might, I cannot upgrade my 08 company files to But only on one of the companies I use, the others are fine.
So I have tried to have both qb versions on my pc but installing 16 overights and deletes What can I do please? Sounds like there is something in that one file that prevents it from upgrading properly…data corruption, perhaps. You should be able to have both versions on your computer at the same time. You might have to do the custom install option instead of the default option when you install The taxes and other things are too different.
Our accountant gave me a USB stick with our data. When I try to restore my files from this stick it prompts that the stick was prepared using a later version of quickbooks. How can I find out which version it used? The accountant is no longer accessible.
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Hard to say. I just got a new computer with Windows 10 so I need to upgrade my quickbooks. I will be installing to QB Pro Canada, I made a backup of my company file and followed the upgrade procedure. Everything seems fine, but my employee list is empty. Do you know why? I restored the company file a second time, and it seems to be fine. I am just a bit confused. Version under Windows 10 is usually problematic. Empty lists are indicative of data corruption. My computer died, but l have a backup of my Quickbooks on a jump drive.
If I buy a new version of Quickbooks, will I be able to convert the files on the jump drive to the new version? Sorry your computer died. Good luck! Recently bought new computer with windows 10; what version of QB Pro should I purchase to transfer QB file to new computer Windows 10? Thank you! Any QuickBooks version or later will work with Windows Jumping up that many versions at once with your data may or may not work…you can only try.
I have been using Quickbooks 7. I updated my Mac from If I use Quickbooks 7. Please reply as soon as possible as g.
Hello I recently got a new desktop and I have QuickBooks on my old computer and need to get on my new desktop how do I do that? I did download the QuickBooks to my new computer but the license number and product code will not work. If I understand you, you should purchase and install QB on your new computer.
Then transfer your QB data to your new computer per the details in this blog post. Do I need to install newer version like QB ?
Thank you. There is a workaround see the comments in the following blog post , but you might want to prepare yourself for just getting the new version. I am running a very old version of quickbooks Version 5.
How do I go about converting the older file to work with I have been told by a pc guy that I need to update to older versions before getting to Where do I get these older versions from. Does anyone do this that I can pay. How much would it cost. I am based in Ireland. Unless you have a person that has been running QB since the mid 90s and for some reason has all those versions still installed and accessible somewhere, I think the best bet will be to create a new company and move on.