How to Download and Install Quickbooks Desktop

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As we know QuickBooks Desktop is ideal for companies with an experienced in-house bookkeeper, for which the demand rate of QuickBooks Desktop is increasing day by day. Here in this blog, we are going to know how to download and install QuickBooks Desktop and some other things related to the Desktop version of QuickBooks, and we hope this blog will be very helpful for those, who are new user in QuickBooks Desktop.

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So, without wasting any time, let’s proceed for the download procedure for QuickBooks Desktop:

Procedure to Download and Install QuickBooks Desktop

At first, we have to download the QuickBooks Desktop, and then install it, so let’s proceed for the Download process:

Method to Download the QuickBooks Desktop:

Download the QuickBooks Desktop in your system by following the below steps:

  • At first, you have to sign in to your Intuit Account with the email ID you used during the purchase of QuickBooks Desktop.
  • After successfully sign in to the account, go to the ‘Manage your QuickBooks’ drop-down menu, and select the ‘QuickBooks Desktop’ option.
  • Now choose that version you want to use.
  • Then click on the ‘Details’ option.
  • Now you will be able to see all the details like product number, license number, and click on the link to download QuickBooks Desktop.
  • You can also see the ProAdvisor license number if you look for the accountant version for QuickBooks Desktop.
  • At last, click ‘Download’, and get the install file.

Installation process of QuickBooks Desktop

Step 1:- Install the software QuickBooks Desktop

  • Firstly, you have to make sure your computer meets the system requirements.
  • Then, you must open the linked file which you want to download that is; QuickBooks.exe.
  • Now, you can follow the given on-screen instructions and then accept the software license agreement and then select the option of “Next”.
  • After that, you enter your Product and License numbers which you obtained. And, then select Next.

Step 2: Decide which installation method is right for you

When you cross the upper process then you obtained this process where you has two options for installing QuickBooks and that is:-

  • Express Install
  • Custom and network.
(i) Express install

We can provide the installation method of express if you recommend this:-

  • A first-time user of Quickbooks
  • Reinstalling the software of QuickBooks.
  • You can go to use QuickBooks on just this computer that is not as part of a network of computers.

To Express Installation Process

  1. Firstly, you select the Express and then click on “Next’.
  2. Then, Select and click the option of Install.
  3. After that, when the process finishes, then you select the option of “Open QuickBooks to get started”.
(ii) Custom and Network Installation Process

We can provide the installation method of express if you recommend this:-

  1. You can Install the QuickBooks somewhere other than the default location, such as on a server of your system.
  2. On the system, the server hosts your company files.
  3. A network of multi-user only setting up your system.

To custom or network install:

  1. Firstly, you select the option of custom and Network Options and then click on the “Next” option.
  2. Then, you select the option that provides the description of “How you will use QuickBooks”.
  3. Now, on your next system screen, you select the option of “Change the install location”.
  4. After that, you select Browse to decide where to put your downloaded QuickBooks folder. For your information, we tell that most people put it in their Programs folder.
  5. Then, you can select the option of “Next” to start the installation process of the software.
  6. When the all process will be finished that is, Installing, then Select Open QuickBooks to get started.

Step 3: Activate QuickBooks Desktop

After you install the software, QuickBooks will ask you to activate and update QuickBooks Desktop. You can manually activate the QuickBooks Desktop:

  • Just go to the QuickBooks and open it.
  • After opening the ‘Help’ menu, go for the ‘Activate QuickBooks Desktop’ option.
  • And verify your info by following the onscreen instructions.

The End Line:

We tried our best to provide enough information in this blog, hope you will able to download and install QuickBooks Desktop perfectly without facing any problem. Further, If there is any problem to follow the given procedures then you can contact us through our support number +1-877-715-0222.

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