Peachtree Accounting Interview Preparation Guide
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33 Peachtree Questions and Answers:

1 :: What is Peachtree Accounting?

Peachtree Accounting is business management software published by Sage Software and sold primarily in the United States. There have been several generations of software sold under the Peachtree Accounting name.

2 :: What is Peachtree Multi-user Value Pack?

Peachtree Complete Accounting Multi-user Value Pack actually is the "multi-user" license, that allows you to run Peachtree on an unlimited number of workstations within a local area network. That is why value pack is more expensive but most cost effective option. The retail stores sell single-user only, which will not work in a multi-user environment.

3 :: How to register Peachtree software?

Step 1: Gather Information

Before registering your Peachtree, be sure that you have the followings:

1. Product Name
( e.g. Peachtree Complete Accountings or Peachtree Accountngs )
2. Release and Batch Number
( click here if you are not sure )
3. Serial Number of Your Product
( click here if you don't know how to find it )
4. Your Company Name
5. Contact Person
6. Your Complete Address
7. Your Phone Number
8. Your Fax Number
9. Your Email Address

Step 2: Send Application

Send your information to Peachtree through one of these 3 ways:

1. Fax to 770-564-5888, or;
2. Email to Peachtree, or
3. Register online (fastest)

4 :: Can we share Peachtree data?

Absolutely yes, data sharing is one of the main reasons you need Peachtree. Peachtree Accounting software is designed with SME in mind. It supports small businesses with up to 5 users sharing data on a network. When your business grows larger, you may then upgrade to Peachtree 2003 which is designed for medium to large businesses. Or if you have a large firm you can try other programs such as BusinessWorks or MAS-90 Accounting Software.

5 :: Our company has more than one branch office, how can we connect them together in Peachtree?

One option is to rent a leased line and connect the sites together to become one network. For those companies requiring more detailed security, v6 & v6 Plus Time and Billing have more extensive security options. Other options would be to use PC Anywhere or setup a Virtual Private Network by using the internet.

6 :: How to remove Peachtree Version 5.0?

Follow these steps to delete Peachtree 5.0. (Do not use Windows Uninstall to delete Peachtree).

1. Using Windows Explorer, delete the paw50.ini file. This is located in your windows directory: c:\windows\paw50.ini.
2. Using Windows Explorer, delete the path where Peachtree is installed: c:\pttrial is the default.
3. Empty your recycle bin.
4. Turn off your computer for 30 seconds.
5. Restart your computer.
6. Install Peachtree the Peachtree CD. You should be able to do a "Standard" install. If you do not get a "Standard" install option, you did not delete the two files shown in instruction 1 and 2.

7 :: Can Peachtree help to track costs of projects?

In the Peachtree products, job tracking is a standard feature. Peachtree Complete, Time & Billing has a more detailed job costing features, which allows phase and cost codes.

8 :: How to fix error code 430 when starting a Peachtree Wizard Application?

In most cases a required component was not registered during installtion or during the application update.

To correct this you need to:

1. Restart the computer
2. Close any applications opened on start up.
3. Open Windows Explorer.
4. In the Application Folder double click on the first DLL (If you do not see the 'dll' extension look at the section below) file.
5. If the 'Open With' window pops up click on Other and then select the C:\Windows\System\regsvr32.exe
(If you can not find this file click regsvr32.exe.)
6. Put a check mark next to 'Always use this program to open this type of file.'.
7. Select the regsvr32 or Microsoft Register Server file from the list. Click Ok.
8. The message box should say 'succeeded.' then click OK.
9. Double Click on all files that end with dll except wizsys.dll.
10. Restart the Computer.

If you can not see the file extensions:

1. From Windows Explorer, Click on View, Folder Options.
2. Click on the View Tab.
3. Under Hidden Files: Click next to Show All Files.
4. Remove the check mark next to 'Hide file extensions for known file types.'
5. Click Ok.

9 :: How to correct Peachtree File system error 54?

From our experience, when you face file system error 35 while using Peachtree, probably it's caused by the fact that the Peachtree data folder is not available. Here's how to troubleshoot this problem.

Troubleshooting file systerm error 35 on a network:

1. Check if you can browse the network and you have sufficient user rights for the Peachtree data folder
2. Check if you have mapped the Peachtree data as a network drive like P:, make sure P: is present. Otherwise, you need to map the network drive again.

10 :: How to create an item type using Peachtree software under Item Maintenance?

Just enter the descriptive data in the Item Type field and save the Item itself. The new Item Type will appear as an available entry for any future item creation.