How to Backup Data

Backup Database

Default Locations for Backup File:

2016 Software: C:\Program Files (x86)\______ for 2016\Backup
______ will be the software name
File extension will be .bkp

 2017 Software: C:\Program Files (x86)\_______for_2017\DbBackup

______ will be the software name

File extension will be .bak

2018 Software: C:\Program Files (x86)\______ for 2018\DbBackup

______ will be the software name

File extension will be .bak

2019 Software: C:\Program Files (x86)\______ for 2019\DbBackup

______ will be the software name

File extension will be .bak

2020 Software: C:\Program Files (x86)\______ for 2020\DbBackup

______ will be the software name

File extension will be .bak

 

This software allows you to back up your important tax data in a few easy steps:

1)  Close all windows before start.

2)  Select Utilities from menu bar, then Backup/Restore DB.

3)  Click Back up.

 

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4)  Your database will be saved in Backup folder (within the software directory). 

NOTE: After you have back up your data to the Back folder you are able to copy and paste onto a Flash Drive/USB/Jumpdrive to restore to another pc.

* If you are uninstalling the software and installing again on the same computer "Do Not uninstall" until you copy the backup file to a USB or to another location out of this back up file without doing this can result in you loosing your data when you uninstall the software. 

5)  When backup has been stored, a completion screen will appear.  This screen will also show the location in which your backup file is placed: C:\Program Files\software\Backup\yourfilename.bkp. 

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6)  Click OK.

7)  Backup has been successfully created.

 

 

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