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Need to restore payroll fle from back up

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Michael K

Need to restore payroll fle from back up

You're in the right place, @fugie-69.


I'm here to help you restore your backup. Restoring a backup in QuickBooks Desktop is super easy and only takes a few clicks. Check it out:


  1. In QuickBooks, go to the File menu and select Open or Restore Company.
  2. Click Restore a backup copy and then Next.
  3. Hit Local Backup and then Next.
  4. Browse your computer for your backup company file. It should look like this: [Your company name].qbb.
  5. Select a folder to decide where to save your restored company file. Then select Open.Note: If you open the backup in the same folder as your existing company file, you may overwrite your data. To avoid overwriting anything, you can rename your existing company file or the backup so the names are unique. Or you can save the backup in a completely separate folder.
  6. When you're ready, click Save. If you see any messages about possibly overwriting your data, select the option that best fits your needs. Don't overwrite anything unless you know you want to.


That's it! If you run into any problems while trying to restore your file, you can check out: Fix backup company file issues in QuickBooks Desktop


Shoot me a reply if you have any other questions. I'm here to ensure your success. Have a great weekend!

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