To move QuickBooks from one computer to another:
The location where QuickBooks automatically stores your company data files depends on your operating system and QuickBooks version:
Default Company File Location
Windows 8, 7 or Vista
If you cannot find your company data file, search your hard drive for *.qbw files and try to find it that way. Make sure to include hidden files and folders in your search criteria.
Refer to the following resources for information about installing QuickBooks in a multi-user environment:
Download QuickBooks Products
A Linux computer can only be used as a database server to store shared company data files. For more information, refer to Preparing to install Linux Database Server Manager.
To install QuickBooks on a Macintosh, refer to Installing or reinstalling QuickBooks on a Macintosh.