If you are receiving an error or have other questions about installing QuickBooks, you can find information in the QuickBooks Install Center.
This article guides you through the installation of QuickBooks Pro or Premier 2010.
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Note: By default the Custom and Network Options will have in parenthesis the Current Settings installed from your older version of QuickBooks. That is, if you had QuickBooks installed on this computer including the QuickBooks Database Server Manager, the second option I'll be using QuickBooks on this computer, AND I'll be storing our company file here so it can be shared over our network will have [Current Setting] to the right of the option.
Examples of these installation types are found in the help topic when you click the Explain these options in detail link.
Note: The Replace the version selected below with the version I'm installing now option is only available if the QuickBooks installer detects a previous installation of Quickbooks. That is, if you currently have a previous version of QuickBooks installed and you are upgrading to QuickBooks 2010, you will have the option as it appears in the image provided.
9. Quickbooks will return the following message when the installation has completed:
By default, the checkboxes Open Quickbooks and Help me get started will be selected. You can modify these options prior to clicking the Finish button.
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