Help! My QuickBooks Isn't Working Right!
Question: My QuickBooks isn’t working the way it should. Is there anything I can do to fix the problems?
Answer: If you are experiencing basic operating problems in QuickBooks, there is a "Verify and Rebuild" function. To run this, back up your QuickBooks first, and go to "File" to "Utilities." Run “Verify Data,” which will discover and list issues with your data. If issues exist, then run “Rebuild Data”.
Please note the problems this fix solves are not the entering of incorrect data. This fix applies only to software issues or corrupt data.
QuickBooks Premier and Enterprise can be modified to better serve ad specialty distributors. Harriet Gatter is a QuickBooks ProAdvisor, a former accounting professor and a former ad specialty distributor. She advises ad specialty distributors to use QuickBooks Premier and Enterprise, often in conjunction with other industry-specific software, to manage the complexities of the ad specialty business, with the results being time saved, errors eliminated and an overall accurate accounting of your business. Contact her at email@example.com
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