Restore an Acctivate backup file

From time to time, you may need to restore a backup of your Acctivate company file. All users will need to log out of Acctivate in order to restore a backup. To do this:

  1. Open Database Maintenance by going to the Start Menu -> Programs -> Acctivate -> Acctivate Database Maintenance
  2. Browse to Database -> Backup / Restore
  3. Select the ‘Restore‘ optionrestore backup 2
  4. Choose a company name from the Company drop down menu to select the Acctivate company you would like to restore. By default, the backup file will be populated as ‘ACCTivate$CompanyName.bkf’.
    1. If your Backup file has a different name, click the Browse button ([…]) to navigate to the proper .bfk file location. This step can only be done from the server computer.restore backup
  5. After choosing a backup file, click the View Sets button to see a list of backup sets
  6. Select the backup set to restore, then click the ‘Start Restore’ button.
Posted in Database - Last modified on June 6, 2019
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