You may need to reinstall or move QuickBooks to another computer for several reasons. Use the following steps to complete this process.
|If you're using a US version of QuickBooks Desktop (single user ONLY), check out the new Migrator Tool! It moves your program AND your files (up to three) with little effort on your part.
The tool is already available in QuickBooks 2019 and it's being rolled out in phases in older supported versions.
Common questions about reinstalling or moving an existing installation
If you move your installation to another computer you will need to register again.
You can now move your QuickBooks Desktop version and company files in a few clicks using the Migrator tool.
We will copy all of the data required to get QuickBooks Desktop up and running on your new computer. None of your data will be deleted from your old computer.
The tool DOES copy:
The tool does NOT copy:
On the old computer:
On the new computer:
Your migrator files will be automatically deleted from your USB flash drive when you’re done. Your QuickBooks files will still be on your old computer. We strongly recommend you change the name of the file(s) on the old computer to avoid using the wrong file.
Since the tool does NOT copy some information, you may need to do additional tasks in order to get up and running on the new computer.
Depending on what you have on the old computer, you may need to: