I am transferring QuickBooks desktop software to a new computer and need to use my online backup to update my data

If you would like to use the Online backup to restore the file to the new computer it would be best to restore the backup on the computer where you initially set-up the Online backup.

  1. Open Intuit Data Protect and click RestoreĀ from Backup.
  2. Select the date and time of the backup you want to restore, then select the file(s) and click Continue.
  3. Choose the location for the restored file and click Restore.

Once you have the backup on your desktop, you can save or copy this to a USB or external hard drive. Paste the backup on the new computer and restore it from their.

How to register QuickBooks desktop version (Pro, Premier, Accountant) when I had to reload the software after a hard drive crash?

Question: How to register QuickBooks desktop version (Pro, Premier, Accountant) when I had to reload the software after a hard drive crash?
I was able to reload the software from the CDs and the software is working fine. However, the registrations process will not accept the License number and the Product number that I have from the purchase. I have triple checked the numbers and entered the info numerous times to no avail. I have even checked my info in my QuickBooks Account and they have the same info.

Answer: Per QuickBooks, you will need to perform the steps provided on this article : Re-create damaged EntitlementDataStore.ecml