Thanks for visiting us today, @PCcitadel,
It's great to have you as a new member of the Community. I want to make sure you're able to use the QuickBooks Desktop software to run some tests for your business.
To do this, you can download our trial links. Before doing so, please make sure the computer meets the system requirements to avoid any installation issues. Check out this article to find the version you need: QuickBooks Desktop Trial Links
Here's a tutorial that will visually guide you through the installation process: Install QuickBooks Desktop.
However, if you have an existing QuickBooks software, you have the option to open a sample file. Here are the steps:
That should point you in the right direction. If you need further assistance with the steps, please let me know by clicking the Reply button below. I'm here to help you anytime. Have a great day!