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Maybe you hope to bail out of work early on Friday for the long holiday weekend, well if so then Murph has some 'light reading' to occupy your end-of-summer fun time. Read more

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The Old Data Detective (Murph) explains the importance of observing the Sybase naming convention for all QuickBooks Company files. Read more

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Another in Murph's series about the inner workings of QuickBooks desktop, this one gives you a peak into the typically hidden interior of one of the most misunderstood companion QuickBooks Company files – the QBW.TLG file. Read more

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When he was young, Murph was always told not to play in the sandbox. But now it seems he's uncovering some disk sandbox errors that are haunting QuickBooks users of Portable and Accountant Copy files. And into the sandbox he goes. Read more

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Murph goes inside the mysterious 'version upgrade' that occurs when a file is migrated to QuickBooks Enterprise 17. Armed with an explanation like this, see how you can impress your clients when they ask about updating. Read more

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In his second article, Murph returns to look at the internal security features, as well as some flaws associated with QuickBooks Desktop. Read more

Vendor Corner

Did you say security? Check out Part 1 of Murph's inside look at QuickBooks Desktop security. Read more

Vendor Corner

This article explores the theory, diagnostics and corrective steps associated with Hard Drive related bottlenecks impacting QuickBooks performance. Read more

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On occasion the network database server responsible for hosting your QuickBooks Company may not start as part of routine server operations. Read more

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Auto Data Recovery when properly used represents a way of restoring your QuickBooks file after data corruption or loss. Since many users fail to properly back-up their data, ADR offers a file restoration source that otherwise might not be available. Read more

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When we learn how the QuickBooks Database Server can use various combinations of the ADR files to identify missing data, and restore it, we can easily see the great value this feature poses in many corrupt file situations. Read more

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Rebuild Unrecoverable Error

Intuit: QuickBooks

Rebuild is designed to resolve QuickBooks problems, but if temporary tables its uses can not be created, the utility will fail. These are extremely rare forms of corruption; if you encounter them we would like to hear from you. Read more

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OfficeQ SQL Query

OfficeQ is a product of DataBlox Inc.

If you are looking for a professional SQL command based extraction utility for QuickBooks data, this maybe the tool you have been looking for. Read more

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Diagnosing performance problems can be complex or simple...this article is the first covering various procedures and resources for evaluating and improving QuickBooks performance. Read more

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This article covers the most common causes of QuickBooks Database Corruption and provides guidance on preventing corruption resulting from those causes. Read more

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The first of a series of articles on the design of the QuickBooks database. Read more

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