Several months ago, Intuit leaked word that there would be a new ‘diagnostic tool’ that would be released to deal with a variety of Company file and networking issues. Preliminary information indicated that this new tool combined the tests associated with both the prior Company File Diagnostic Tool (CFDT) and the Network Connectivity Diagnostic Tool [...]
Spring is in the air and that makes me sneeze, which makes me easily irritated. So I’m going to take it out on Intuit today, to complain about the way that QuickBooks handles backups, particularly how backups are restored. Making backups of your critical data is an essential business process, one that I find that [...]
Document management can be a critical process for your business. At the simplest level, it is an easy way for you to store and retrieve documents easily. You can expand the process to include things like records compliance, document security, reducing the amount of paper you are storing (a “paperless office”), improving communications between employees, [...]
Intuit has released the QuickBooks 2012 R3 update for the U.S. versions of QuickBooks. Here is an overview of what the update contains. There is an extensive list of changes, which is not unusual with the R3 release of any version of QuickBooks. Some are bug fixes, some are enhancements, and there is at least [...]
Auto Data Recovery is a new feature that was introduced in QuickBooks 2011 R6 and QuickBooks 2010 R12 (US editions), but only in the Pro and Premier versions. It wasn’t something that I was familiar with, but now I’m starting to see questions from clients about this feature. What is it doing?
When you create a company in QuickBooks there will be several files created. One has a file type of “QBW” – that is your actual company data file. Another that is created has a file type of “TLG”, and that is the source of some confusion as well as some misunderstandings. Let’s review a few [...]