How to Install QuickBooks Desktop Software?

With this advancement of new technologies, all entrepreneurs require to start their business at a very high-level. One of the best things is to know the importance of QuickBooks accounting software uses and what can you do with the help of this marvelous software.

For any organization, it is essential to download or install QuickBooks into your computer/Laptop or a tablet. The very first important information that you need to know the basic steps for downloading and installing your QuickBooks is the minimum system requirements. In this informative article, we have explained the method to install the QuickBooks Desktop.

While the installation process, if a user may encounter any hurdle or any technical issue related to this, then at that time, user need to take technical suggestion from QuickBooks Experts. Let’s know how to install QuickBooks Desktop software in any desktop PC.

Important things to remember

Things to understand for Smooth QuickBooks Installation (For Users Only)

While Installing….

Question: Does my machine run the QuickBooks software?

  • Verify the QuickBooks System Requirements page for the QuickBooks released year & version.

Question: What to do as I downloaded the QuickBooks file but didn’t open automatically?

  • In such a situation, go to the hard drive and search for the location where the QuickBooks file saved and start it manually.

Question: Shall I go with the express or custom QuickBooks installation?

  • For the beginners, we always suggest the express installation if the network isn’t set up on the system.
  • In case, you already a QuickBooks user or QB application installed in the computer then you can go with the custom installation to make sure that old QB file(s) doesn’t get hamper or overwritten.

While Upgrading….    

Question: Is it important to create a backup before starting?

  • We personally suggest you create a QuickBooks backup company file(s) before starting the QB application.
  • We also recommend you to save or store the created .QBB extension file backup in some external hard drive or device.

Question: Can we merge/amalgamate multiple QuickBooks company file from multiple QB version?

  • It’s not possible to merge or combine the QuickBooks company file(s).

QuickBooks Installation (Step-by-Step instructions)

Explaining steps for installing QuickBooks Desktop as described here:

  1. At first, close all the running programs in the background & on the screen that are opened on the file server in the desktop.
  2. Go to the ‘QuickBooks Desktop Download’ option for the regional version.
  3. Choose the “Yes to All” icon.
  4. Choose the “Next” tab.
  5. Click on the checkbox beside ‘Agree to License Agreement’ dialogue & later, hit onto the “Next” tab.
  6. Type-in the License & Product number and then click on the “Next” tab.
  7. Choose the QuickBooks installation type on the machine.
    • Option 1: Express: It enables the installer to make a choice for you. In case, you want to select the option manually then skip step 10.
    • Option 2: Custom & Network Options: Choose this if you’ll be using multiple versions of QuickBooks Desktop on the computer or if you’ll use QuickBooks to share data with other users on a network.
  8. Choose any of the right options where you’re using the QB application:
    • Option 1: I’ll be using QuickBooks on this computer.
    • Option 2: I’ll be using QuickBooks on this computer, and I’ll be storing our company file here so it can be shared over our network.
    • Option 3: I won’t be using QuickBooks on this computer. I will be storing our company file on this computer so it can be shared over a network.
  9. Select a new location for the installation or choose the “Next” tab to install in the default directory.
  10. Choose the “Install” tab and open the QuickBooks.
  11. Finally, all you have to do is to Activate QuickBooks & you are all set to go.

Hopefully, the above steps will help you to install QuickBooks Desktop software. If these installing steps are not helping you to Install QuickBooks Software then you can watch this tutorial video recommended by Intuit QuickBooks team.

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