Category: Computer


This solution should work if people are logged in to DacEasy as long as they aren’t modifying any Employee Information, or running any Transactions.

The default installation directory for DacEasy is:
C:\DacEasy\

Each module that you use in DacEasy should be located in it’s own folder by default.

Default Module Locations:
Company Profile – C:\DacEasy\bc\profiles\
Accounting – C:\DacEasy\ac\
Payroll – C:\DacEasy\py\
Job Costing – C:\DacEasy\jc\
Order Entry – C:\DacEasy\oe\
Point of Sale – C:\DacEasy\ps\

If you need help finding where you installed the modules for your Company Data, check out “How To Find DacEasy Module Folder Paths

If you are using the default folders, you should be able to find individual company modules within each of the default folders by adding the name of the company profile to the end of each module path.

 

So you want to know how to backup DacEasy data automatically for multiple companies. I’m guessing that you also want to include more than one module for each company, for example: accounting, payroll and the company profile. I am also guessing that you would like to have this run daily or weekly according to the backup schedule in your company policies.

The good thing about DacEasy is that you don’t have to buy some complicated backup system that costs thousands of dollars. It already comes with a backup utility installed. The bad thing is it doesn’t work very well. You can set backup schedules but I have found it much quicker to do it manually. Also, if you have ever done the backup manually, you know how time consuming this can be; especially if you are doing it once a week or even worse, once a day.

Did you know that you can basically copy all of the data files from your DacEasy machine to another computer that is running DacEasy and it would work? Once I knew that I could copy the files, I decided to make a script runs backup consistently and completely automatic.

This guide will help you setup the backup of your data in DacEasy for multiple companies that will run automatically; without the need to go out and buy an expensive backup program.

 
Add Scheduled Task
  1. Click “Start”
    Click Start
  2. Click “Control Panel,” then “Scheduled Tasks,” then click “Add Scheduled Task”
    Add Scheduled Task Wizard
  3. Click Next
    Add Scheduled Task Wizard
  4. Click Browse
    Click Browse
  5. Select file you want to run
    Select file you want to run
  6. Name the scheduled task
    Name the scheduled task
  7. Select a Schedule
    Select a Schedule
  8. Type User Name to run the task
    Type User Name to run the task
  9. Add Scheduled Task Wizard Finished
    Add Scheduled Task Wizard Finished
 
Find DacEasy Module Folder Paths

When you installed DacEasy, did you write down the installation path for each module? If not, don’t worry, it’s pretty easy to find.
Here, I will show you How To Find DacEasy Module Folder Paths in just 4 easy steps (Including screen shots).

 

If you have any questions related to computers (hardware or software), Information Technology, or technology in general, go ahead and ask away!

Any problems that you may have or even something you don’t fully understand.

If you were ever scared to ask your IT administrator something because you didn’t know if you were using the right terminology, I might be able to help you out. There is no such thing as a stupid question.

You will never know if you don’t ask, so go ahead, ask me something and I will do my best to answer your questions.