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Installing Enterprise 8.0

This page steps you through the installation screens for QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions 8.0.

Need more information than you see here? Check out the QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions Installation and Setup Guide for Windows or Linux.


Install QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions 8.0

  1. Start the Installation Wizard:
    • From a CD: Insert the QuickBooks CD into the CD-ROM drive.
      Tip: If the installation does not start automatically:
      1. Right-click the Windows Start button and select Explore.
      2. Browse to your CD-ROM drive in the left pane of the window and click it to view the contents of the CD.
      3. Double-click the Setup (or Setup.exe) file in the right pane of the window to begin the installation.
    • From a Download: Double-click the downloaded installation file (.exe file extension).

  1. Click Next if the computer is connected to the Internet and able to download an update. If not, click No and then click Next.

  1. Close any other open programs on the computer and click Next.

  1. Read the terms of the Software License Agreement. If you agree, select I accept the terms in the license agreement and click Next.

  1. Select the type of installation for this computer:
    Click Client if you will not store data on this computer to share with other users on a network. Skip to Step 7.
    Click Server if you will store your data on this computer and share it with other users on a network. Continue with Step 6.

  1. (Server installation only):
    Click Database Server and QuickBooks Application if you will both store data and run QuickBooks on this computer.
    Click Database Server Only if you will just store data on this computer.

  1. Enter the License Number and Product Number.

  1. Select an installation folder and decide if you want to upgrade an earlier version of QuickBooks:
    Click the Change button only if you want to choose a different installation folder from the one shown.
    Click Select an existing version to replace (upgrade)only if you want this version of QuickBooks to replace an earlier one. (Don't pick this option if you want to add this version of QuickBooks along with the other versions you already have).

  1. (Optional) If QuickBooks is already installed on this computer, you can copy some common settings to the new version so you won't have to create those settings all over again:

  1. That's it! Click Install to continue, or click Back if you need to go back and review any of the prior screens.

KB ID# HOW12464
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