Backup dialog box: options and information

In the Backup dialog box, you can name a file to be used to back up your company data. Microsoft Office Accounting 2009 populates the backup file with the company name; you can enter a name of your choice. Backing up data enables companies to share data (for example, when verifying books after importing your accountant's backup). Backup files end with an .sbb file extension. A compressed version of the backup files appear with a .zip file extension.

Note: Office Accounting 2009 disables the Verify data integrity and Password fields when you perform upgrade backups.

Open the dialog box

To open the Backup dialog box, on the File menu, point to Utilities, click Data Utilities, and then on the Basic Tools tab, under Backup company data, click Backup.

Dialog box options

The dialog box contains the following options.

Option

Description

Backup to

Next to the Backup file name field, click Browse to select a backup file to back up the data. The full path and file name appear in this field.

Password protection (optional)

In the Password field, type a password to make the backup process more secure by limiting others' access to the backup file. The characters you enter appear as asterisks. In the Verify password field, reenter your password for verification.

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