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Mac has a built-in disk utility that QuickBooks uses to create a DMG (image) file when backing up company files. The error message you’re getting usually appears when something prevents this […]

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The back up file issue or error code is a known issue in Quickbooks Online (QBO) and/or Quickbooks. Support for this issue is available either by self-service or paid support options. Experts are available to resolve your Quickbooks issue to ensure minimal downtime and continue running your business. First try to resolve the back up file issue yourself by looking for a resolution described in the article. If it is a complex back up file issue or you are unable to solve the issue, you may contact us by clicking here or by using other back up file support options.

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back up file: I am using a QB Pro 2012. I would like to change my computer. This version of QB does not support windows 10. What is the recommendation?

No options, you will have to purchase a new version of 2018

in the old version create a back up file from the file menu, save to a usb stick

on the new machine, copy from the usb stick to the hard drive, then restore the data file in 2018

Resolution for 'back up file issue: 'I am using a QB Pro 2012. I would like to change my computer. This version of QB does not support windows 10. What is the recommendation?' available: Yes.

The back up file issue or error code is a known issue in Quickbooks Online (QBO) and/or Quickbooks. Support for this issue is available either by self-service or paid support options. Experts are available to resolve your Quickbooks issue to ensure minimal downtime and continue running your business. First try to resolve the back up file issue yourself by looking for a resolution described in the article. If it is a complex back up file issue or you are unable to solve the issue, you may contact us by clicking here or by using other back up file support options.

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back up file: When i am taking back up for Quickbooks Pro 2017 in my Win 10 computer the file is saved as “QBTempBackup.tmp” and i cant restore from this file. How to fixed?

 Not the temporary file that’s created when you make it back up. Search your PC for a.QBB file. That […]

Resolution for 'back up file issue: 'When i am taking back up for Quickbooks Pro 2017 in my Win 10 computer the file is saved as “QBTempBackup.tmp” and i cant restore from this file. How to fixed?' available: Yes.

The back up file issue or error code is a known issue in Quickbooks Online (QBO) and/or Quickbooks. Support for this issue is available either by self-service or paid support options. Experts are available to resolve your Quickbooks issue to ensure minimal downtime and continue running your business. First try to resolve the back up file issue yourself by looking for a resolution described in the article. If it is a complex back up file issue or you are unable to solve the issue, you may contact us by clicking here or by using other back up file support options.

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back up file: I have had a meltdown with my computer, need assistance to retrieve my data. Kind regards, David Currie Customer NO #######

Resolution for 'back up file issue: 'I have had a meltdown with my computer, need assistance to retrieve my data. Kind regards, David Currie Customer NO #######' available: Yes.

The back up file issue or error code is a known issue in Quickbooks Online (QBO) and/or Quickbooks. Support for this issue is available either by self-service or paid support options. Experts are available to resolve your Quickbooks issue to ensure minimal downtime and continue running your business. First try to resolve the back up file issue yourself by looking for a resolution described in the article. If it is a complex back up file issue or you are unable to solve the issue, you may contact us by clicking here or by using other back up file support options.

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back up file: i am unable to restore a back up file from another computer that i have now saved to this computer- it is called COMPANYFILE .QBW

Resolution for 'back up file issue: 'i am unable to restore a back up file from another computer that i have now saved to this computer- it is called COMPANYFILE .QBW' available: Yes.

The back up file issue or error code is a known issue in Quickbooks Online (QBO) and/or Quickbooks. Support for this issue is available either by self-service or paid support options. Experts are available to resolve your Quickbooks issue to ensure minimal downtime and continue running your business. First try to resolve the back up file issue yourself by looking for a resolution described in the article. If it is a complex back up file issue or you are unable to solve the issue, you may contact us by clicking here or by using other back up file support options.

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back up file: When I try to save back up file to existing back up it tells me the existing file is Read Only

I’m guessing that no one really knows why this happens but it happens frequently. Sometimes when I try to restore a backup made on a client’s computer, the backup is set to read only. Other times it is the .qbw file on my computer that is set to read only. […]

Resolution for 'back up file issue: 'When I try to save back up file to existing back up it tells me the existing file is Read Only' available: Yes.

The back up file issue or error code is a known issue in Quickbooks Online (QBO) and/or Quickbooks. Support for this issue is available either by self-service or paid support options. Experts are available to resolve your Quickbooks issue to ensure minimal downtime and continue running your business. First try to resolve the back up file issue yourself by looking for a resolution described in the article. If it is a complex back up file issue or you are unable to solve the issue, you may contact us by clicking here or by using other back up file support options.

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back up file: How do I reinstate a back up?

clicking here or by using other back up file support options.

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back up file: I’m professional accountant. Currently I’m providing services to QBO users. I want to know how do I provide bookkeeping services to QuickBooks Desktop users as well?

To clarify a little

Premier and pro will open each others company file, best to have premier since a premier file opened in pro does not show the premier specific functions your premier client might be using.  Premier accountant is best of all

Nothing opens enterprise except enterprise, or enterprise accountant, and […]

Resolution for 'back up file issue: 'I’m professional accountant. Currently I’m providing services to QBO users. I want to know how do I provide bookkeeping services to QuickBooks Desktop users as well?' available: Yes.

The back up file issue or error code is a known issue in Quickbooks Online (QBO) and/or Quickbooks. Support for this issue is available either by self-service or paid support options. Experts are available to resolve your Quickbooks issue to ensure minimal downtime and continue running your business. First try to resolve the back up file issue yourself by looking for a resolution described in the article. If it is a complex back up file issue or you are unable to solve the issue, you may contact us by clicking here or by using other back up file support options.

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back up file: I used to use 2008 Premier and bought 2017 premier, but I could not open the back up file from 2008. I tried all solution at this forum though.

If you bought 2017 from intuit contact intuit data services they will help you for free

other wise call around and find an accountant or bookkeeper that has 2010 and 2013/14 on a working computer.  You can take an ’08 back up file, restore it in 2010, make a new back […]

Resolution for 'back up file issue: 'I used to use 2008 Premier and bought 2017 premier, but I could not open the back up file from 2008. I tried all solution at this forum though.' available: Yes.

The back up file issue or error code is a known issue in Quickbooks Online (QBO) and/or Quickbooks. Support for this issue is available either by self-service or paid support options. Experts are available to resolve your Quickbooks issue to ensure minimal downtime and continue running your business. First try to resolve the back up file issue yourself by looking for a resolution described in the article. If it is a complex back up file issue or you are unable to solve the issue, you may contact us by clicking here or by using other back up file support options.

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back up file: When I try to restore a backup, I get a message saying the “file needs to be updated and to contact the administrator”, what does this mean?

It means that the back up file was created in a previous version of QB and has to be updated to be used

unfortunately there is no way of knowing if the file was created by a previous year version or just a recent update applied to the working version is […]

Resolution for 'back up file issue: 'When I try to restore a backup, I get a message saying the “file needs to be updated and to contact the administrator”, what does this mean?' available: Yes.

The back up file issue or error code is a known issue in Quickbooks Online (QBO) and/or Quickbooks. Support for this issue is available either by self-service or paid support options. Experts are available to resolve your Quickbooks issue to ensure minimal downtime and continue running your business. First try to resolve the back up file issue yourself by looking for a resolution described in the article. If it is a complex back up file issue or you are unable to solve the issue, you may contact us by clicking here or by using other back up file support options.

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