As Liz Hamill Scott says, computers do crash and files can get messed up. In QuickBooks for Mac 2013 you can set the preference options for automatic backups, encryption, whether the new backup overides the old one or not, and whether to backup your Attached Documents Library with your company file.
Click here and see how Liz explains how to set these preferences, what QuickBooks does to create the backup, and the steps to restore your company file.
Liz Hamill Scott is the newest member of the QuickBooks for Mac team, but she’s no stranger to QuickBooks. For the last few years, Liz has used QuickBooks for Mac to track the many expenses she incurs as a travel, food, and lifestyle writer.