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I have QuickBooks installed on my desktop and would also like

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I have QuickBooks installed on my desktop and would also like to have it on my laptop. What is the easiest way to accomplish this?
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Which version of Quickbooks are you using?

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Pro 2013

Thanks Genia.

First, you would install Quickbooks on your Laptop.

When you are finished using it on the desktop for the day and want to continue using it on the Laptop, you make a backup on your Desktop, of your company file.

Copy this backup file to a USB Memory stick, then put the memory stick in the Laptop.

You then restore the Backup file in Quickbooks on the Laptop, and continue using the data on the Laptop.

When you want to use the Desktop again, you make a backup on the Laptop, copy this to the desktop, then restore it in Quickbooks on the desktop.

This is the process you will need to follow, in order to use it on both computers.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

How do I install QuickBooks on my laptop?

The same way you did on the Desktop.

If you used a disk, install it from that disk.

Else if you downloaded it, go to

Sign into your account (top right) and download and install it again.

Let me know if you have any difficulties please

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Yes, I downloaded it. I will try tis later today and get back to you.

Thank you
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

OK, I have QuickBooks installed on my laptop. I did a back up compay from my desktop but my laptop QuickBooks does not see the QBB file.

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

OK, everything is working...

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