How to Back Up Quickbooks?

You are using QuickBooks Desktop and you want to take a backup on the local device of your accounts, you tried to take a backup and it stuck or it’s not even initiated. No, worries, I will take you to all the steps that will help you take QB accounts backup in your local device.

If you are using QB Online then I would like to inform you that as QB Online is a cloud-based accounting platform it doesn’t allow you to take a local backup. However, you can always export your QB Online data files to your local devices.

Backup is a must-to-do work for all the QB users as your whole company accounts data is saved in QB and you should never compromise with it. So, its a very good practice to take a backup periodically.

Here I will show you the steps of how you can take QB backup manually.

  • Click on the File option, then click on Select to Single-use mode.
  • Select Bacup Company from the File menu and then select Create Local Backup.
  • Click on Local Backup in Create Backup window.
  • Open the Backup Options window by clicking on Options.
  • In the Tell us where to save your backup copies area select Browse and choose the location where you want to save the backup copies.
  • Now, go to the Online and Local Backup section, select to Remind me to backup when I close my company file. This will always keep you reminding you to take a backup.
  • Choose the data verification option from the section Select an option to verify that your computer data is OK.
  • Click on Ok.
  • To run backup Automatically click on Options from the Create Backup window. You will get multiple options there to run automatic backup depending on your preferences.
  • Now, in the Schedule Backup window select New to schedule your backup preferences.
  • Click on Ok
  • Select Finish then.

TADA! We are all done setting up a backup manually.

Things you should know while setting up the backup.

  • Always mention the date and time to the file name, that will always help you in sorting the backup. A newer backup has all the latest details till that date. So, by mentioning the date and time on the file name will be the right choice.
  • You can totally customize your automatic backup preferences in the Create Bacup window. You can set at what time, on what day automatic backup will run. This is how you will always keep in notice that your backup is ready.

You should always keep three option enabled for backup that is:

Backup Reminders

Automatic Backup

Scheduled Backup

In the above steps we have set up the backup and also enabled the backup reminders, automatic backup, and scheduled backup. This is how you are totally updated with your backup needs. Now, you can spend your time on your business with peace of mind and never need to worry about your data loss. With the above procedure, your backup will run automatically according to you.

What is Service Host Superfetch? Fix its high CPU!

Fir’s of all this is not a virus, you might confuse this warning on taskbar that’s slowing down your PC like a virus attack but luckily it’s a genuine windows activity that sometimes causes HIGH CPU Usage, Moreover you must keep your system tuneup with the help of PC tuneup and antivirus programs like – Norton and Mcafee.

To get norton you can click here, to get mcafee click here.

SuperFetch is the program of Windows Vista. This technology manages your computer memory and runs apps more efficiently. It mainly focuses on RAM of your system which helps to run the program instantly.

To increase your system speed, it has to do three things:-

  • It decreases the Boot time.
  • It quickly loads some common apps.
  • It learns your usage pattern.


Superfetch is the technology which stores the files which you commonly uses in RAM because of this the program will start boot faster. But, superfetch is also dangerous for your computer because it uses its maximum ability to access the files. It cleans up the RAM and also stores the file which you recently accessed.

If you want to disable the Service Host then follow the below methods carefully. Both the methods are best just to follow their steps properly.

1. Disable it from Window Services

Step 1:- Press the Windows key + R these both keys together, the Run Dialogue box will appear.

Step 2:- Now, in the Run box type ‘services.msc’ and then press Enter. This will open the Services window.

Step 3:- Once you get the list of services, here find Superfetch.


Step 4:- Now, right-click on the Service and then click on its Properties option.

Step 5:- Now, after that click on the Stop button.

Step 6:- In the Properties, you will find a Menu name as ‘startup type’ from this Drop-down menu select Disabled option.


That’s it you have done. Now for checking to Go to Task Manager and then check the Disk Usage. I m sure it will be showing Normal.


If you are facing any problem with the above method then don’t worry. You can Disable the Service Host with the help of Windows Registry also.

Step 1:- Now, again press the Windows key + R both the keys together and after that, the Run Dialogue Box will appear.

Step 2:- In this Dialogue box type “Regedit” and then press Enter.

Step 3:- When Windows Registry pop-ups on your computer screen go to, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE folder.

Step 4:- Now, when you enter the folder follow this procedure

Got to SYSTEM after that click on CurrentControlSet, now here you will find the option Control  after that navigate to Session Manager > MemoryManagement > PrefetchParameters.


Step 5:- Now, double-click on the ‘Enable Superfetch’ option.

Step 6:- If you are unable to find the ‘Enable Superfetch’ then follow below steps:-

a) Right-click on the Folder name as PrefetchParameters.

b) Now, from the option open the New > DWORD value.

c) Now, enter the value as ‘0’ and after that press Enter to Disable it.

Step 7:- That’s it you have done. Now, you can close to the Registry Editor.

Now, Go to Task Manager and surely will not find this service anymore there.

I hope this article will be helpful to you and you have easily brought to your Disk usage as normal.