A: Your CPA should have the same or higher version of Sage 100 that your company uses. If he/she does, copying data from one Sage 100 system to another is fairly simple.
- Use Windows Explorer or My Computer to find the MAS_XXX folder. The XXX is the 3 number company code. Copy this file (in the example we are using company ABC).
- Open up another Windows Explorer window and paste the copies MAS_XXX file to an external device (ex: a CD or zip drive).
- Your CPA will repeat step two and copy the MAS_XXX folder into their Sage 100 folder.
- On the CPA’s computer, go to Company Maintenance and set-up the new company using the same three digit code. Accept and this will create a new company and the data (should) now be available.