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Gnucash 2.4 Small Business Accounting by Ashok Ramachandran

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Time for action - backing up your data

You are going to make a backup of your accounting data in a removable media from your office computer and store it at your home location. Your goal is to be able to restore your books of accounts, if your business computer is stolen or damaged entirely.

  1. Prerequisites: Please keep a USB flash drive handy to make a backup copy of files and folders.
  2. Find the directory where you created your books of accounts and find the main accounts file. In our case, the file we need is MACS (with the .gnucash extension or without any file name extension). When viewed in Windows Explorer, it will appear as shown in the next screenshot.
  3. Make a copy of this MACS file on your USB flash drive.
  4. Next, find your Documents and Settings ...

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