How to open a qbw

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How to open a qbw
QuickBooks is a widely use accounting application. (Accounting and finance image by MAXFX from

QBW files are company files created by QuickBooks Pro accounting software developed by Intuit. Any time you create a new company profile in the QuickBooks software, it saves the data in an individual file with the QBW extension.

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Things you need

  • Intuit QuickBooks

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  1. 1

    Install QuickBooks Pro on your computer--both PC and Macintosh versions are available.

  2. 2

    In QuickBooks, click the "File" menu and select "Open Company" from the list of menu choices.

  3. 3

    Locate and select the QBW file you wish to view. QuickBooks will then open the company file.

Tips and warnings

  • Attempting to use any other application to modify a QBW file can corrupt the data, consequently making the company information permanently inaccessible. Only use QuickBooks to open QBW files.

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