QuickBooks provides different options for downloading the new
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the current release of your program. If the release number contains
R6, then you already have the latest release.
By default, QuickBooks 2001 will download the latest update any
time you are online. You will be prompted to install the update
upon quitting the program. To start this process yourself within
QuickBooks, use the following instructions:
From the QuickBooks File
menu, choose ,
and then click .
If you have not set up your Internet Connection to work with
QuickBooks, click Configure and follow the instructions.
- In the QuickBooks Update Service window, click .
- The QuickBooks Update Status window displays and shows
you what the service is downloading. You may click at any time, but you will not receive all
updates if you do so.
- When your computer is finished, check the section of the QuickBooks
Update Service window for asterisks next to the updates received.
- Exit QuickBooks and click
to install the update. We recommend that you restart your computer
after the installation is complete.
Note: If you experience problems with the automatic
manual download is available.
Installing R6 will update your QuickBooks data file. Once the
data file has been updated, it can no longer be opened with QuickBooks
2001 R1. Also, you must update QuickBooks each time the program
is uninstalled and reinstalled.