FAQ – Upgrading QuickBooks eBook

FAQ – Upgrading QuickBooks eBook

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FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) Upgrading QuickBooks. This time of year there's always a lot of hype and pressure to upgrade to the newest version of QuickBooks.  Inuit put "upgrade" ads in your current version of the software, they send you emails with "special offers", perhaps your QuickBooks professional advisor or your CPA is making the recommendation that you upgrade. Sometimes this is just hype and a way for these folks to make some extra money - because they earn a commission on your purchase.  Other times their urging is legitimate, perhaps the version of QuickBooks that you are using is scheduled to "sunset or retire" by May of 2013 and you'll use many of the services that you rely on - like payroll and on-line banking for example. This 19-page…
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Windows 7 Upgrade Paths

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Thinking of upgrading to Windows 7?  If so, you should read this article by Microsoft. This document outlines supported and unsupported upgrade paths for editions of the Windows® 7 operating system. Unsupported Upgrade Scenarios • Upgrades to Windows 7 from the following operating systems are not supported: • Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows XP, Windows Vista® RTM, Windows Vista Starter, Windows 7 M3, Windows 7 Beta, Windows 7 RC, or Windows 7 IDS • Windows NT® Server 4.0, Windows 2000 Server, Windows Server® 2003, Windows Server 2008, or Windows Server 2008 R2 • Cross-architecture in-place upgrades (for example, x86 to x64) are not supported. • Cross-language in-place upgrades (for example, en-us to de-de) are not supported. • Cross-SKU upgrades (for example, Windows 7 N to Windows 7…
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Windows 7, XP, & Vista – Networking computers running different versions of Windows

Windows 7, XP, & Vista – Networking computers running different versions of Windows

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If you’ve previously set up a home network using computers running Windows XP or Windows Vista, you’ll find that setting up a network with a mix of computers running Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 is similar. There are a few important differences though, and understanding what's different can help you avoid problems. In this article you'll find important information about: What's changed since Windows XP and Windows Vista If all computers on your network are running Windows 7, create a homegroup If your network contains computers running different versions of windows, put all computers in the same workgroup Set the network location to Home or Work Make sure your firewall allows file and printer sharing Turn on additional file and printer sharing options Consider using password-protected sharing To…
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