Learn how to install QuickBooks Desktop.
Installing QuickBooks Desktop is quick and easy. View our short video for more details.
Before you proceed, check these system requirements to make sure your computer is compatible with QuickBooks Desktop.
If it's your first time to install and use QuickBooks in a mutli-user or network environment, set up QuickBooks Desktop for multi-user.
For detailed information on QuickBooks Desktop hosting, host your company data file in multi-user mode.
Your data from an earlier version of QuickBooks will update automatically the first time you open the company file in a new version of QuickBooks. Before doing so, QuickBooks automatically backs up the company file in its current version format so you can revert back to the previous version of QuickBooks if you need to.
No, QuickBooks company files can't be merged or combined.
Default QuickBooks company file location: C:\Users\Public\Documents\Intuit\QuickBooks\Company Files
However, company files can be manually saved anywhere on your hard drive. Checkout Display hidden files and folders or search for files using Windows for detailed information.