Back Up Big Red Book Payroll

How to do a Backup and Restore

How to do a Backup and Restore


To Backup to usb memory stick:

Insert a usb Memory Stick

Select File – Backup.

The following screen is displayed

If your Backup location does not automatically appear in the ‘Choose Backup Location’ Box, you can browse for it by clicking the small folder icon to the right and clicking “OK” once you highlight your backup location.


To restore previously backed up payroll files:

Insert the media containing the backup in the appropriate drive. eg. (C:\Program Files (x86)\Big Red Book Payroll\2017\Backups)

Select File/Restore.

Browse to the location of the backup

Select the backup file you wish to restore e.g.

Click on “Start Restore”.

Other Payroll Support Topics

Set Up Basics

Processing Wages

Backup & Restore

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