Upgrading and Converting Company File to Newer Version of QuickBooks Desktop


In this article read how to “Upgrading & Converting Company File in QuickBooks Desktop” easy. and read things to convert or migrate QuickBooks.

Situation: With the rapid growth of data processing and increased demand to customize services in a more efficient, better way, propels the technology to grow. With each new version of QuickBooks, you get something extra.

Points to Mind before Upgrading or Converting the Company File:

  • Only the user with Administrative rights can do it
  • You should not upgrade the company file over a network.
  • Once you have updated or converted the Company File, it cannot be opened in the older version.
Upgrading Company File to newer version of QuickBooks Desktop
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How to Upgrading and Converting Company File to Newer Version of QuickBooks Desktop:

Users with QuickBooks Subscription can use the Easy Upgrade feature to automatically generate an updated copy of the most recent files.

Total Time: 15 minutes

Step 1:

🔹 After updating to the newer version of QuickBooks, open it.

Step 2:

🔹 Browse to the File menu and click Open Or Restore Company.

Step 3:

🔹 Click on Open A Company File and then hit

Step 4:

🔹 Highlight the data file and select

Step 5:

🔹 (In case you see a window appear which asks you to Move Company File, follow the instructions given there.)

Step 6:

🔹 Go through the information provided in Update Company File For New Version Click on the box to give your declaration that you understood it all, and then hit Update Now.

Step 7:

🔹 You will see instructions about how to back up your file.

Step 8:

🔹 Select Yes on the next prompt.

Step 9:

🔹 Once you have updated the file, follow these instructions:

For more information on the advance steps, contact our QuickBooks experts at anytime convenient to you:

Following the method provided above, you should be able to upgrade or convert your QuickBooks files to a newer version. However, you can get in touch with the QBPayroll_AskForAccounting QuickBooks technical support team for more information and other QuickBooks troubleshooting services.

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