Housekeeping for Quicken
In This Chapter
Backing up your Quicken data
Knowing when and how often to back up your data
Knowing what to do if you lose your Quicken data
Creating and working with more than one set of Quicken data
Setting up a new file password
Changing a file password
Okay, you don’t have to worry about chasing dust bunnies in Quicken, but you do have to take care of little housekeeping tasks. This chapter describes these chores and how to do them right, with minimal hassle.
Backing Up Is Hard to Do
You should back up the files that Quicken uses to store your financial records. But you need to know how to back up before you can back up.
Backing up the quick-and-dirty way
You’re busy. You don’t have time to fool around. You just want to do a passable job backing up files. Sound like your situation? Then follow these steps:
- Insert a writable CD into the appropriate ...