To minimize problems during a QuickBooks migration, you must first take the steps to prepare your data. Make sure that the file you intend to migrate has a .qbw extension and that QuickBooks is set to the single-user mode. For additional information about preparing files for migration, see Preparing QuickBooks data for migration.
To review specific issues related to QuickBooks migrations, see the following topics:
If problems arise during a migration, click Help on any screen of the Convert from QuickBooks Wizard. Review master record and transaction import logs at the following location:
Windows Vista drive:\Users\user\Documents\Small Business Accounting\Logs
Windows XP drive:\Documents and Settings\user\My Documents\Small Business Accounting\Logs