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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 Restore 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.


We need to reset the password on QuickBooks desktop software, and we need to know how to go about this.

If you’re the QuickBooks administrator and have forgotten your password, or your QuickBooks administrator is no longer with your company and you don’t know the password, you can reset it using the QuickBooks Automated Password Reset tool.
Click here for instructions.


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


I bought a new PC Computer. I had Quickbooks Pro 2014 on my old computer. Can I re-install it on the new computer?

Yes, you can install QB on the new computer. Per Intuit QuickBooks License agreement, you can use and install QuickBooks on the next computer provided that it is going to be used by the same user.

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Complete QuickBooks Video Tutorials

QuickBooks 2015 Tutorial Part 1: How to Create Your Company File

QuickBooks 2015 Tutorial Part 2: Chart of Accounts COA

QuickBooks 2015 Tutorial Part 3: Item List

QuickBooks 2015 Tutorial Part 4: Invoice and Accounts Receivable

QuickBooks 2015 Tutorial Part 5: Create Invoices | Receive Payments | Undeposited | Record Deposits

QuickBooks 2015 Tutorial Part 6: Create Sales Receipts Undeposited Funds Record Deposits

QuickBooks 2015 Tutorial Part 7: Write Checks Bank Debit Card ATM Fee Wire

QuickBooks 2015 Tutorial Part 8: Enter Vendor Bills | Accounts Payable | Aging | Pay Vendor Bills

QuickBooks 2015 Tutorial Part 9: Manage Sales Tax | Setup | Code List | Use Tax | Pay Sales Tax

QuickBooks 2015 Part 10: Inventory – All you need to know about QuickBooks Inventory


QuickBooks Online Version vs QuickBooks Desktop Version differences (QBO vs QBDT)

This summarizes the differences between QuickBooks Online and QuickBooks desktop versions (Pro, Premier, Enterprise Solutions)

  •  QuickBooks Online Edition offers anytime, anywhere access to QuickBooks for up to 25 simultaneous users, while QuickBooks desktop version offers Webex Remote Access as a solution for accessing QuickBooks from a remote location, but does not allow simultaneous access for multiple remote users.
  • Online Edition upgrades are free and usually released 2 to 3 times per year; it is not necessary to purchase a new version of QuickBooks Online Edition. Desktop versions of QuickBooks are purchased as new software each year, although multiple free updates to the program are released throughout the supported life of the purchased software.
  • Online Edition includes support is at no additional cost. Support for desktop versions of QuickBooks is not included for the life of the product.
  • Online Edition Plus tracks inventory.
  • Online Edition does not integrate with QuickBooks Point of Sale as desktop versions of QuickBooks do.
  • Online Edition does not offer QuickBooks Bill Pay as but desktop versions of QuickBooks do.
  • Online Edition does not do complete job costing, although it does track expenses by job. QuickBooks desktop versions offers complete job costing.
  • Online Edition offers less flexibility with regard to customizing forms or reports than QuickBooks desktop versions.