How to Improve QuickBooks Desktop Performance?

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Often the QuickBooks company file becomes the root cause behind the performance issues in QuickBooks. QuickBooks performance usually decreases as the size of the company file increases. It should be noted that there are no actual limits on the size of the company file, but the performance might get hampered if the network is not capable of handling large data files. Before starting with the process to improve QuickBooks desktop performance, the user should ensure that all QuickBooks installations, including the database server manager on the host or server are updated. In this post, we will be discussing the steps that can be performed to improve QuickBooks desktop performance.

Thus, we recommend you to scroll through the post carefully till the end. You can also have a conversation with our support team regarding same. Ring up to our team at 1-844-521-0490, and they will answer all your queries immediately.

Steps to improve QuickBooks desktop performance
The user can improve the QuickBooks desktop performance, by resetting the TLG file and then resorting lists by creating backups. Creating a backup of recent files and data typically helps in enhancing QuickBooks performance, as it can reset them to .tlg file. The steps to be followed here are as follows:

  • At first, the user needs to open the program and select the file menu
  • After that, backup company file and select to create local backup
  • Once done with that, the user needs to tap on local backup and hit options tab
  • Moving ahead, the user will see a window stating “Tell us where to save your backup copies”. In this, the user is recommended to select desktop option
  • And then, select complete verification and then press ok tab
  • Now, select save it now tab and hit next
  • After you are done with the steps above, make sure to select desktop in the save backup copy window and then click on save
Alternate option
Another option is to reduce QuickBooks company file fragments and perform disk defragmentation. The steps performed under this head are as follows:
  • Here, the user can create and restore file
  • After the user is done with the creation in a portable file, he/she should perform disk defragmentation
  • The user is recommended not to perform disk fragmentation, in case he/she uses solid state drive
  • After that, click on start tab and also choose all programs
  • Now, choose accessories and then system tools followed by disk fragmentation
  • The last step is to press defragmentation tab and them follow prompts to perform defragmentation
QuickBooks performance can be improved easily by carrying out the above procedures. However, if you QuickBooks desktop is still slow or its performance continues to be sluggish, then in that case you can speak to our QuickBooks enterprise technical support number i.e. 1-844-521-0490, and they will help you out in enhancing the performance of your software.