QuickBooks 2013

Computerized Accounting with QuickBooks® 2013 teaches both accountant and non-accountantstudents how to use QuickBooks 2013, one of themost popular general ledger software packages forsmall- and medium-sized businesses. With this text, students gain an understanding of the accounting concepts as they are processed in the software. The text is designed around features that support student mastery of skills and concepts, while providing flexibility in approach for instructors. The Instructor Resources CD includes a wealth of resources that ease and enhance course instruction, including teaching hints, lecture notes, a sample course syllabi, case studies, mid-term and final exams, and more.

After completing Computerized Accounting with QuickBooks® 2013, students will be able to create a company file, run accounts receivable and accounts payable, manage time-tracking and payroll, track inventory and fixed assets, manage budgets, maintain ledgers and journals, and create reports.

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Operating systems supported
  • Windows 8, all editions including 64-bit
  • Windows 7, all editions including 64-bit
  • Windows Vista (SP2 or later), all editions including 64-bit
  • Windows XP (SP3 or later),all editions including 64-bit
Hardware requirements
  • 2.0 GHz processor; 2.4 GHz recommended
  • 1 GB RAM for single user, 2 GB RAM recommended for multiple users
  • 4x CD-ROM drive required for CD installations
  • Display optimized for 1024 x 768 screen resolution or higher with up to 1 Extended monitor
  • Disk space requirements:
    • 2.5 GB of disk space (additional space required for data files)
    • Additional software: 250 MB for Microsoft .NET 4.0 Runtime, provided on the QuickBooks CD
    • Additional requirements for Intuit Data Protect in QuickBooks Connected Services offerings
      • Require minimum 2.0 GB RAM
      • Twice the size of the largest File set to back up + 100MB or twice the size to restore. The space is only required from the work folder LocalApplicationData+”Intuit\Intuit Data Protect"
Software Compatibility
QuickBooks is capable of integrating with hundreds of third-party applications. The following integrations are provided with QuickBooks; additional RAM will enhance the use of these features. See Intuit Marketplace for the most up-to-date list.
  • Microsoft Office:
    • Office 2010 (including Outlook 2010) both on 32 and 64 bit.
    • Preparing letters requires Microsoft Word 2010, 2007, or 2003.
    • Exporting reports requires Microsoft Excel 2010, 2007, or 2003.
    • Contact Synchronization with Microsoft Outlook requires Outlook 2010, 2007, or 2003.
    • Synchronization with Outlook requires QuickBooks Contact Sync for Outlook (the download is available at no charge). Contact Sync does not work with the Microsoft Business Contact Manager Outlook plug-in. If a sync is performed, duplicate records could result
  • QuickBooks Point of Sale 2013 (V11.0), V10.0, V9.0, and V8.0.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader: Business Planner functionality and viewing forms requires Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or later.
  • Payroll and other online features and services requires Internet access with at least a 56 Kbps connection speed (DSL or cable modem recommended).
  • TurboTax 2012 (Personal and Business).
  • Lacerte 2012 and 2011.
  • Pro-Series tax years 2012 and 2011.
  • QuickBooks for Mac 2013.
  • Gmail, Yahoo Email, Outlook Express/Windows Mail, and Thunderbird
Firewall and antivirus software compatibility
QuickBooks Pro 2013 has been tested with the following firewall and antivirus products. Note: In some cases, it may be necessary to adjust settings in these products to ensure the best possible performance with QuickBooks.
  • Windows 7 Firewall (all editions)
  • Windows Vista Firewall (all editions)
  • Windows XP Firewall (all editions)
  • Symantec Norton AntiVirus, Internet Security, Norton 360
  • McAfee VirusScan Plus, Internet Security, Total Protection
  • Trend Micro PC-cillin Internet Security
  • ZoneAlarm
Note: QuickBooks will work with systems running RAID (Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks) but this is not recommended because performance issues may cause QuickBooks to operate slowly.

Why do I have to register my 140 day trial for QuickBooks when it's only been 30 days?

The 30 day registration is a QuickBooks requirement.  The product must be registered by that time after installation. If the user does not register the program it will shutdown and not let the user work in QuickBooks until registration is complete. They will be prompted each time they come back in the program. They still have 140 days of use, but registration is a requirement. There is no charge associated with the registration.

Permissions errors and messages

The answer can be found by clicking the link below: http://support.quickbooks.intuit.com/support/Articles/SLN42960

I received Microsoft .NET Framework Errors: 1603, 1903, 1722, or 1904. What can I do?

QuickBooks has a utility designed to address these specific error messages. To find this utility please Click Here.

Where can I find the Student Data Files?

Where do Company Files get stored?

Recommended (default) folder location used by QuickBooks for company files As the default, QuickBooks uses the following locations when creating new company files or moving existing company files: Windows 8/7/Vista: C:\Users\Public\Public Documents\Intuit\QuickBooks\Company Files Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\(Shared) Documents\Intuit\QuickBooks\Company Files Note: Windows XP users see the folder as "Shared Documents" when browsing (clicking folders) but QuickBooks and Windows display the folder only as "Documents" in paths and addresses.    

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