Moving Virtual TimeClock Basic

Moving Virtual TimeClock Basic

This article will help you easily move Virtual TimeClock Basic edition software to a new computer.

1.  Locate your Virtual TimeClock Basic license
Your original license key and instructions are necessary to download the correct version and register your software on a new computer. If you need your license resent to you please contact us.
 
2.  Ensure your license is compatible with your new computer
‚ÄčVerify that your current version is compatible with the operating system of your new computer using our system requirements. If your version of Virtual TimeClock Basic is not compatible then you will need to upgrade. Please refer to our upgrade overview.

3.  Backup your data on the old computer
Launch Virtual TimeClock, select Turn Administration On from the File menu, select the Backup icon in the toolbar (shown below) and save the backup to a USB or network hard drive accessible to your new computer.
 
Virtual TimeClock Basic Admin Window

4.  Remove the program from your old computer.
A.  Quit Virtual TimeClock.
B.  Uninstall Virtual TimeClock
Microsoft Windows:
Right click the Start menu and click Control Panel. Go to Programs and Features. Virtual TimeClock → Virtual TimeClock Basic → Uninstall → Uninstall Virtual TimeClock Basic.

Apple macOS:
Drag the Virtual TimeClock Basic application from your Applications folder to the Trash. Empty the Trash.
 
5.  Install the program on the new computer
A. Go to the Virtual TimeClock Basic download page.
B.  Select the installer for your licensed version of Virtual TimeClock Basic.
C.  Download and run the Virtual TimeClock Basic installer. Virtual TimeClock will launch automatically at the conclusion of the installation and present you with a Welcome window similar to this:
 
Virtual TimeClock Welcome Window  

6. Register the program on your new computer
Select License Key in the Help menu and enter your license information (from either step 1 or 2). Please note that Virtual TimeClock will run in evaluation mode until a valid program license key is entered.

7. Restore your data backup on the new computer
Click Restore Company in the Welcome window (shown above) and select the data backup that you created in step 3. If you are upgrading to a new version of Virtual TimeClock Basic you may be prompted to backup your restored database before it is converted for use with the new release.