How to Install QuickBooks 2011 or 2012 on your Dell PC

How to Install QuickBooks 2011 or 2012 on your Dell PC

The following article provides information on how to install either QuickBooks 2011 or 2012 on your Dell PC.

Table of Contents:

  1. This article guides you through the installation of QuickBooks 2011 and 2012
  2. Start Install
  3. Finish off Install

1. This article guides you through the installation of QuickBooks 2011 and 2012

This article takes your through an install guide for QuickBooks 2011 and 2012 .

QuickBooks 2011 and 2012 are older versions of the QuickBooks software and are still available. You can also use this guide to reinstall already purchased or downloaded software.

Note: It is recommended that this version of QuickBooks will work with Windows Version XP through to 7. It is NOT recommended for Windows 8.

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2. Start the Install

  1. Start the Installation Wizard.

    1. From a CD: Insert the QuickBooks CD into the CD or DVD drive.

    If the installation does not start automatically:

    1. Right-click the Windows Start button and choose Explore.

    2. Browse to your CD or DVD drive in the left pane of the window and click once to view the contents of the CD.

    3. In the right pane of the window, double-click the Setup.exe file to begin the installation.


    1. From a download, Double-click the downloaded installation file - .exe extension.

Note: If you don't already have the file, you can download it from Intuit. External Link
  1. Click Next to begin the installation.

Install wizard welcome window

  1. Read the Software License Agreement. If you agree, select I accept the terms in the license agreement, and click Next.

Install wizard license agreement

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3. Finish off Install

  1. Select the type of installation for this computer.

    • Choose Express if you want to allow the installer to make the recommended choices for you. Then proceed to step 5.

    • Choose Custom and Network options if you will use QuickBooks to share data with other users at the same time on a network

    Set options for this computer:

    • Select I'll be using QuickBooks on this computer - If you are installing on a computer (workstation) that will be used for running QuickBooks but will not store the company file.

    • Select 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 if this computer will be running QuickBooks or accessing QuickBooks through Remote Desktop connections, and will locally store the company file, which can be shared with others.

    • Select I will NOT be using QuickBooks on this computer. I will be storing our company file here so it can be shared over network. - A license is not required for this option. - If no one will be using QuickBooks on this computer but it will be used as a file server to share the company file over the network with one or more workstations that have QuickBooks installed.

  2. Click Next when you have made your selection.

License and Product Numbers window

  1. Enter the License and Product numbers in the appropriate fields.

Note: These numbers appear on the yellow sticker that comes with your product or an email if you purchase the download. If you have previously registered your product, click the link at the bottom of the screen, I can't find these numbers, to go online and enter your contact information. Click the Submit button to search our system.
Note: ProAdvisors: You can find your license and product code information on the ProAdvisor member site - login required. External Link

You can find an article on how to locate these details below.

  1. Click Install to continue, or click Back if you need to go back and review any of the previous screens.

Ready to Install window

  1. QuickBooks will display the following message when the installation has completed.

Congratulations, Successful installation window

  1. By default, the checkboxes Open QuickBooks and Help me get started will be selected. Modify these options if you like, then click Finish.

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Última fecha de modificación: 08/21/2017 08:26 AM

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