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ezW2 Software: How to Restore Data


ezW2 database backup file is .mdb file. you should NOT open this backup file manually or with Microsoft Access. Please follow the steps below to restore your data.
ezW2 software can print tax forms W2, W3, 1099-Nec and 1096.

ezW2 software comes with new BACKUP and RESTORE function. User can restore the backup data easily. Here are two options:
  • 1. Option 1: For business employers
  • 2. Option 2: For accountants who have multiple client accounts

    Here are the steps:


    Option 1: For small business employers

      How to restore ezW2 data

    1. Restore Data

    Start ezW2 2015, click the top menu �Company Management-> Restore company". Then select the backup company database file from the flash disk or external hard driver or cloud storage space.

    2. Switch current database

    Start ezW2 software, select this new database file as your current database file by clicking the top menu "Company Management->Select Company".

    Option 2: For CPAs

    1. Copy Data Files

    Copy the backup data files (.mdb files) from a flash disk or external hard driver or cloud storage space.

    2. Paste the files to ezW2 data folder.


    The default data folder is:
    C:\Users\Public\Documents\Halfpricesoft\ezW2(201X)

    For old version on Windows Vista, 7, it can also be
    C:\Users\YourName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files\Halfpricesoft\ezW2(201X)

    ie: for ezW2 2015, it is ezW2(2015)

    3. Switch current database

    Start ezW2 software, select this new database file as your current database file by clicking the top menu "Company Management->Select Company".
    W2 software

    ezW2 software: SSA Approved. Trusted By Thousands for Two Decades.

  • Print and eFile Form W2, W3, 1099-NEC & 1096 in House.
  • Unlimited Company Accounts! Unlimited Forms!
  • Compatible with Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP and other Windows computers.

  • Try it free today. No obligation. No credit card required.

            


    More information:

  • How to back up ezW2 data?

  • How to move ezW2 data to a new computer?


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    W2 W3

  • How to fill out and print Form W2
  • How to print Form W2 W3 on white paper
  • How to print multiple copies on the same page for employee
  • How to print W-2 data on red forms
  • How to convert W2's into PDF format files
  • How to eFile W2 W3 forms
  • How to print Form W3

    1099-nec, 1096 (For ezW2 latest version)

  • How to fill out and print Form 1099-nec
  • How to eFile 1099-nec forms
  • How to print 1099-nec forms on red forms
  • How to convert 1099-nec forms into PDF file
  • How to print Form 1096

    1099-misc, 1096 (for ezW2 2019 and earlier version)

    To print the current 1099-misc forms, please use ez1099 software.

    (Note: ezW2 2019 and previous versions support 1099-MISC forms. You need to use the new Form 1099-NEC to report nonemployee compensation during the current tax season..)

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