(for desktop version – not Qb online)
Verify the existing datafile (rebuild if needed). Copy the existing data files to a backup location – add a QBv2014 note
Acquire the new version, install, activate & upgrade the program (not the data) on all computers…
When installing I suggest you use advanced options and […]
Resolution for 'Activate issue: 'how to upgrade from QB2014 TO QB2017' available: Yes.
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