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Backing up
« on: November 15, 2008, 09:24:27 AM »
It is highly recommended that you back up your Payroll created files to a Thumb Drive/CD/Dvd/External HD etc.. at least once or twice a month. Do not backup the software files. Only user/employee files.
From Windows Explorer or My Computer find the necessary files, they will be in the default folder called: C:\Program Files\Payroll 200X. Drag and copy to your external media.

The files are small in size and can easily be copied back into your folder: C:\Program Files\Payroll 200X by dragging them off of the backup media with your mouse from Windows Explorer.
Note: Any file that you put on a CD will become "Read only" and the attribute MUST be removed when you copy it back to your hard drive. See "Restore".

Backup ONLY user/employee files that where created by the program such as:
YourName.and
YourName.cfe
YourName.cti
YourName.hol
YourName.nci
YourName.ovb
YourName.ovw
YourName.sta
YourName.use
YourName.yrb
YourName.yrw
Header.sav

Depending on their status, more/different extension types will exist. Copy them as well.

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Re: Backing up
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2011, 08:53:10 AM »
I can't tell you how important it is to periodically back up your user files.
My computer recently crashed and all data was lost.
After having my hard drive replaced, I installed the Payroll Software and used the back up I created on my USB memory stick and thank goodness, I'm back in business. Only the user files have to be backed up and not the software it self.

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