Back up your QuickBooks company file daily. Backup copies are important
insurance—if you lose data for any reason, you can restore the data
from your backup copy.
Why can't I select my CD drive letter in the Location field?
Can I backup or restore data for a specific date range?
How can I change the company file that I'm backing up?
When do I use a backup vs. portable company file?
Do payroll tax forms get saved with backups?
To do this task
Choose how you'd like to back up your company file:
Back up to CD using Windows XP
Back up to CD using Windows Vista
Back up to a USB flash drive, Zip disk, or network folder
Back up using Intuit Data Protect (requires service subscription)
Back up using Intuit Online Backup (requires service subscription)
Back up company files overview
Restore backup files