regarding data file backups ...

Kwaggo Member
can someone help me with instructions on how to do frequent auto-backups of my Quicken data files? Thank you!


  • Rocket J Squirrel
    Rocket J Squirrel SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    Edit > Preferences > Backups
    Set automatic backups to your personal preference.

    Quicken user since version 2 for DOS, now using QWin Biz & Personal Subscription (US) on Win10 Pro.

  • NotACPA
    NotACPA SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited December 2021
    @kwaggo, you should direct those backups to a location that's NOT on your harddrive, such as a USB or CD.
    If you direct them to your harddrive, and that drive fails, you've got neither the data file nor the backups.

    Q user since February, 1990. DOS Version 4
    Now running Quicken Windows Subscription, Business & Personal
    Retired "Certified Information Systems Auditor" & Bank Audit VP

  • Kwaggo
    Kwaggo Member
    Agreed, your feedback is much appreciated.
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