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Backing up Data In QuickBooks®

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Hi, I’m Jayne Miller, the QuickBooks Gal. Welcome to another in our series of “Quicklets” –informational podcasts about QuickBooks and related bookkeeping topics.Today’s topic is Backing up Data In QuickBooks®
Today, I’m going to talk about backing up your data in QuickBooks. This is probably the most important task in the bookkeeping/accounting process. I back up every time I access my data file.

There are many ways to back up your data.

1. Floppy disks - While you still can use floppy disks, the scarcity of computers with floppy drives combined with the size of many data files has nearly eliminated this choice.

2. CD’s – most of us have a stack of CDR or CDRW disks…great way to secure your data.



To do this task you must be in single-user mode to do this. Microsoft® Windows XP includes an integrated CD Writing Wizard as part of the operating system.

Important: After backing up in QuickBooks, you must then use the Windows XP CD Writing Wizard to actually write the file to your CD.

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Hodge Podge, Product Updates, and QuickBooks Gal News

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Hi, I’m Jayne Miller, the QuickBooks Gal. Welcome to another in our series of “Quicklets” –informational podcasts about QuickBooks and related bookkeeping topics.

Today, I’m going to address a hodgepodge of topics…time to catch up a little and answer some questions from listeners. First, I want to thank my listeners and subscribers for their time and for helping to make The QuickBooks Gal such a success in the first few months of broadcasting. We are growing fast and it all thanks to you! I appreciate everyone’s interest and comments…thank you.
I received an email and follow-up phone call from one of our listeners in New York. Geetha Krish is a CPA and QuickBooks ProAdvisor who listens regularly and reminded me that I haven’t done a follow-up podcast about backing up data. Thanks for the reminder Geetha….I will do that one very soon. I have put a link to Geetha’s website on my blog for those of you in New York who may be looking for an experienced QuickBooks professional. If y…