Upgrading from AccountRight Classic
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If you're already have a subscription and want to know how many files you can put online, see here.Check if you can upgrade
If you use these features in your Classic AccountRight (v19 or earlier) ? There are some things you should know before you start. They software, you won't apply to everyone, but they're good to know.be able to upgrade to the new AccountRight as these features aren't available in the new AccountRight:
For more information, see We can't upgrade some Premier files.Check that
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|You only need to do these tasks once.When you install future AccountRight updates, your file will update automatically.|
For everyone upgrading from AccountRight v19 or earlier...
Can't upgrade and need to be compliant for Single Touch Payroll (STP)? If you can't upgrade because you use M-Powered Payments or negative inventory, we've worked with the ATO and you've been granted a deferral from STP.
If you can upgrade here are some things to check first
. See You'll need Windows Administrator access. If You'll need to be able to locate the file you want to upgrade. Not sure where it is? See Find the file you want to upgrade for some tips.
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|your computer can run the new AccountRight|, you’ll
|the size of your file is 300MB or more||If your file is 300MB or more in size, you should prepare your company file for the new AccountRight . This can help the upgrade complete faster and smoother.|
|the file you want to upgrade is located in a C:\Program Files subfolder|Your customised reports won't be upgraded. If
|You’ll need to log on to your computer as an administrator before you can upgrade it. |, you
|For tips on how to find the file you want to upgrade, see How to find your file.|
|you have customised reports| We significantly improved the reports customisation tools in AccountRight, making this task a lot easier.Your customer credit card details won't be brought into your upgraded file. To comply with PCI Data Security Standards, you'll only be able to view the last four digits of any credit card numbers in your upgraded file, and card expiry dates won't be retained.
You'll need to recreate them in the new software version.
Also, if you're manually upgrading your file yourself (without putting it online)...
- Large company files (100MB or more) will need some extra attention. If your file fits the bill, there are some things you should do in your Classic AccountRight software first.
- Graphics on your cards or items will need to be saved in the right place. Pictures must be saved in a subfolder called Graphics, which is in the same location as the file you're upgrading. For example, if the file you're upgrading is located at
C:\Plus19, make sure the pictures are in
C:\Plus19\Graphics. If they're not in this folder when you upgrade, you'll need to manually add them to your upgraded file. Also, images over 200KB in size can't be imported.
And after you've upgraded...
There may be a few more things you need to do, depending on the features you use. Don’t stress though, you only need to do them once. After you've upgraded, head over to Additional upgrade tasks.