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Affecting by COVID-19, less and less money is earned, and there is still a lot to spend. So the personal finance management tool becomes an essential part of our life. The program records your financial reports and more critical data. If you have such a plan to replace a new device for yourself, then how to set up your reports, data, accounts, and more Quicken settings on your old computer? How to Move Quicken to a new computer without losing data?
Stay here! In this article, we will show an automatic solution in transferring Quicken to a new computer, and we also provide details of the manual way. If you are interested in how to transfer Quicken from one computer to another without reinstalling, download the third-party application mover - EaseUS Todo PCTrans. Let's start!
(Automatic) How to Transfer Quicken to a New Computer
This way only need you to click the transfer button, then wait a second, you will see your Quicken on your new PC with reports, data, accounts, etc. What you need is to download EaseUS Todo PCTrans on both PCs. In the step-by-step guide, "PC to PC" mode available to move applications from one computer to another under the same Internet.
Furthermore, EaseUS Todo PCTrans can ease the burden of transferring file from one computer to another, move installed programs and accounts to other devices. Now, we update the app's features, such as "Data Rescue" and "App Management".
- If your two PCs are not in the same LAN, read also: https://www.easeus.com/pc-transfer/transfer-data-software-applications-to-windows-10.html
3 Easy Steps to Move Quicken to Another Computer
Step 1. Run EaseUS Todo PCTrans on both PCs
On the source PC, select "PC to PC" on the main screen of EaseUS Todo PCTrans and move on.
Step 2. Choose transfer direction - Old or New Computer
"New" - Transfer all data from remote old computer to current new computer.
"Old" - Transfer all data from current old device to a new computer.
Step 3. Connect two computers
1. Select your target PC to connect via its IP address or device name and click "Connect".
2. Enter the login password of your target PC and click "OK" to confirm.
If you didn't see the target PC in the listed devices, you can also click "Add PC" to manually connect the target PC by inputting its IP address or device name.
Step 4. Select apps, programs, and software and transfer to the target computer
1. You can select and choose what you want to transfer from the current computer to the target PC.
2. After selecting desired applications and programs, click "Transfer" to start the transferring process.
Have you finished the Quicken transfer? If you are looking for ways to transfer under a different LAN. Download EaseUS Todo PCTrans and choose "Backup & Restore," which requires an external drive to restore the backup file.
(Manual) Moving Quicken to a New Computer
The manual method is related to the Backup and Restore function in Quicken. You need to reinstall the software first, create a backup file, move the files to your external devices, and restore it on the new devices.
This part is talking about two manual ways for moving quicken data file to another computer. You need a USB drive or a Dropbox account to transfer Quicken data.
How to Move Quicken to a New Computer
Step 1. Install Quicken on the new computer.
Quicken allows you to install it on multiple devices, so you can download the latest version on the new PC through the official website.
Step 2. Backup Quicken data file to USB/Dropbox.
Open Quicken on your old computer, choose File option on the top left side. Select Backup and Restore, and click Backup Quicken File.
Then you will see a file backup window appears, choose the Backup path, and move it to the USB. After that, you can select Backup Now to begin the backup process.
Step 3. Restore backup file on the New PC.
Connect your external drive which contains your Quicken files to the new computer.
Drag the backup files from your File Explorer. Now open Quicken, and choose File option again, click Restore from the Backup File.
Head to your quicken file location and choose the restore option. Then click "OK."
How to Move Quicken Online to New Computer
Online way is a good choice to migrate Quicken to another computer, such as Dropbox. Quicken has partnered with Dropbox to provide 5GB of free backup space.
Step 1. Log in to your Dropbox account, or create a new account in Dropbox.
Step 2. Open File > click Backup and Restore > Choose to save file to Dropbox.
Step 3. Choose Back up Now.
Step 4. Sign in to Dropbox on the new PC.
Step 5. Open Quicken and click File > Backup and Restore > Restore from the Backup file
Step 6. Move to Dropbox location and click to restore.
About the Author
Updated by Tracy King
Tracy joined in EaseUS in 2013 and has been working with EaseUS content team for over 10 years. Being enthusiastic in computing and technology, she writes tech how-to articles and share technical solutions to resolve Windows & Mac data recovery, data backup, partition management, data transfer, Windows update issues, etc.
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EaseUS Todo PCTrans Free is a useful and and reliable software solution created to serve in computer migration operations, be it from one machine to another or from an earlier version of your OS to a newer one. Read More
EaseUS Todo PCTrans is by the folks at EaseUS who make incredible tools that let you manage your backups and recover your dead hard disks. While it is not an official tool, EaseUS has a reputation for being very good with their software and code.Read More
It offers the ability to move your entire user account from your old computer, meaning everything is quickly migrated. You still get to keep your Windows installation (and the relevant drivers for your new PC), but you also get all your apps, settings, preferences, images, documents and other important data. Read More
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