How to Move ezPaycheck Payroll Software to a New Computer If the Old Computer Is Crashed
If your computer is crash, you can follow the steps below to transfer ezPaycheck payroll data.
If ezPaycheck is still running on your computer, please follow this guide to transfer ezPaycheck to a new computer.. 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.
Start ezPaycheck, click the top menu "Help" then click the sub menu "register/unregister license key" to register the license key.
If you purchased ezPaycheck previous version(ie: ezPaycheck 2020) and need to use ezPaycheck 2021 version on the new computer, you need to
purchase a new license.
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Please check the message your received after the transaction was completed. If you need assistance, please mention one the choices below so 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: Switch the account and view data.
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.
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How to handle both employees and contractors
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