Planning to transfer QuickBooks to another computer? If yes, then going through this post will surely help. Changing your system after a few years is always recommended to enjoy different features and functionalities. There are a few reasons behind changing system, this can include better configuration, faster speed, and more space. After you install a new version of QuickBooks or the same version of QuickBooks on another computer, you need to transfer a backup company file of the old system by performing the steps listed below. Or you can also consult our tech team at 1-888-351-0999 and they will provide you with instant support services.

Steps to move the file to another system

The process to move the company file in QuickBooks to another system can be performed using the migrator tool. The steps involved in this process are as follows:

On old computer

  • At first, the user needs to download and save the QuickBooks Migrator tools on a USB flash drive.
  • After that plug in the USB drive to the old system
  • The next step is to open QuickBooks and head towards files<Utilities<Move QuickBooks to another system
  • The user should then go for the option stating I am ready
  • After this QuickBooks will ask the user for creating a complex password for securing the company files on the USB flash drive
  • Note that this is a one-time password and the user would need this password when he/she plug-ins USB into the new system.
  • Make a note of the password
  • And carry out the onscreen prompts to start the process of copying files
  • The size of the company files should be between 150 to 250 MB and this size will determine the time taken to complete the process

On new computer

  • After performing the steps above, the user is supposed to carry out the below steps on the new computer.
  • At first, the user needs to start the migrator tool by opening the flash drive and looking for the Move_QuickBooks.bat file and then run it
  • The next step is to enter the one-time password that was created earlier and wait for the tool to complete the procedure.
  • Now, head to the help tab and also click on Register QuickBooks
  • At the end, enter all the necessary details like phone number, postal code, and license key for completing the registration

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We end this post right here with the hope that the information shared in above might be of some help in transferring QuickBooks to another system. However, if there is any query or if you need our assistance at some point in time, then feel free to contact our QuickBooks pro support team at 1-888-351-0999 and we will provide you with instant support services. We are a team of certified QuickBooks professionals who work round the clock in providing instant support services.