Autocount Backup

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AutoCount Backup is a vital feature within the AutoCount accounting software designed to safeguard your valuable financial data. It’s a proactive measure to prevent data loss due to various potential risks such as hardware failure, accidental deletion, cyber threats, or system errors.

The AutoCount Backup function allows users to create secure copies of their accounting records, ensuring that critical financial information remains protected and recoverable in case of emergencies. This feature provides peace of mind by enabling users to restore their data to a previous state if it becomes corrupted or lost.

How to do Autocount Backup

1.Go to Tools > Backup

  1. Tick “Check Database Error”
  2. Click on “Browse” button (you may run backup simultaneously to more than 1 place.)
  3. Backup Filename: the default backup file name will be Company name+ backup at date time. However you may define your own file name.

Click on “Add” button to add the target path (you may add more than one place)

Click on “update” button to change the target path

Click on “delete” button to delete the target path

Click on “Ok” button

Click on “Backup To” button there are altogether 3 row of backup maintenance for those users who wish to maintain the backup path to different devices.

Once the backup process is complete, AutoCount will display a message confirming the successful backup. Take a moment to verify that the backup file has been created in the specified location.

How to set password to protect backup file

set password to protect this backup file, so that password is needed when restore from this backup file.

Why is it important for AutoCount to have a backup system?

  • Prevent thieves from breaking into the office and stealing the server.
  • Prevent fires & water damage
  • Prevent computer virus ,especially ransomware

Proper procedure for performing a backup

  • Backup data to another computer or server
  • backup data to portable device such as pen drive or external hard drive (remember to remove it form the server after backup)
  • Backup to network-attached storage (NAS) server.

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