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You can create a backup company file, then schedule an automatic backup so you won't have to do it every time.
Here's how to create a backup copy of your company file:
Once done, continue and select Save it now and schedule future backups, then click Next and follow these steps below to schedule an automatic backup:
Please note that your backup file has .qbb extension at the end of the file name. Follow the steps to restore your company file should you run into problems or need to undo recent changes.
For future reference, you can also sign up for Intuit Data Protect. It's a backup service that protects your files and folders from any damages.
Let me know if you have additional concerns. We're always delighted to help.