“C:usersPublicDocumentsIntuit…..

What could I have done that moved the location?”

Most times, that is stored under Public.

“like switching to a backup from several hours earlier”

You get to assign where to Save As.

“(I have moved it back to My Documents)”

Don’t keep Moving things. Moving the .qbw breaks the links to the subfolders, and […]

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