How to Move ezPaycheck Payroll Software to a New Computer If the Old Computer Is Crashed
Step by step guide on how to move ezPaycheck from one machine to another machine if the old machine is crashed.
To move the ezPaycheck to a new computer, you need to install ezpaycheck on the machine, copy your company database file to a shared folder or a USB disk, and then restore it on the new computer.
Followings are the step by step guide to move the ezPaycheck payroll software from the old machine to your new machine?
Step 1: Log on the new computer as administrator, download and install ezPaycheck payroll software on the new computer. (You need to have the administrator permission to install the MICR fonts.)
Step 2: Enter ezPaycheck license key.
You can check the message your received after the transaction was completed. If you have lost the key, you can contact us. Please mention one the choices below so that we can retrieve your key information.
the email you used for that transaction
the buyer name and address (no credit card information needed)
the transaction ID
the receipt ID
Step 3: Copy the .mdb database file(s) from the old computer to the USB disk
- Connect to the hard driver of your old computer
- Open data folder. The default data folder is
- Insert the USB disk and copy the .mdb file(s) to the USB disk
Note: Do not open the .mdb file with MS Access or other application. You need to read the backup data with ezPaycheck payroll software. Please follow step 4 and 5 to read the data.
Step 4: Close ezPaycheck software on the new computer. Copy the .mdb database file(s) from the USB disk to the data folder on your new computer.
Option 1: If you just have one database file to transfer, you can use the database restore function by clicking ezPaycheck top menu "Company->Restore Company".
Option 2: If you need to transfer multiple database files, you can insert the USB and copy the .mdb files to the new computer manually.
The default data folder is
Step 5: Start ezPaycheck on the new computer, and switch the current account.
Open ezPaycheck on the new computer, then click the top menu "Accounts->Select Company". You will see the database files in the list. You can select the new database file from the list and click the OK button to set it as the current database file.
Now you are ready to generate your new payroll checks on your new computer.
ezPaycheck Quick Start Guide
How a add a new company account
How to handle both employees and contractors
How to handle restaurant tips
How to add custom deduction field and withhold it from each paycheck automatically
How to handle local taxes
How to handle State Disability Insurance (SDI)
How to print paycheck in different formats: check-on-top, check-in-middle, check-at-bottom
How to print paycheck on blank stock
How to print paycheck on pre-printed checks
How to print paycheck with company logo
How to adjust check printing position