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How do I make a backup?

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Summary

Sage Pastel Payroll: This article will detail the steps for creating a backup.

Description

It is crucial that you make regular backups in your Sage Pastel Payroll System.

Resolution

Ensure that you are in the company that you wish to backup and follow the steps below:

  1. Click on File, Backup.
  2. Select the directory on your computer where Payroll must save the backup:
    1. If this is the first time that you are making a backup, Payroll will default to C:\Payroll\Backups
    2. If you have a specified directory where you wish to make a backup to your Payroll will default to this chosen directory.
  3. Click on Process.
  4. Click 'yes' to test the backup.
  5. Click on close.

NOTE: Do not make backus in your company folder - this causes your system to be unnessarily slow.