Windows 8

Microsoft released their new Windows 8 operating system on, 26 Oct. Reckon are working on making future releases of Reckon software fully compatible with Windows 8 for customers moving to this new operating system. If you plan on upgrading to Windows 8, or are purchasing a new PC with it installed, it’s important to know that the current version of Reckon software may not be compatible.¬† It is anticipated that¬†compatible releases will be available as follows:

  • QuickBooks Hosted – compatible now
  • QuickBooks EasyStart, Accounting, Plus, Pro, Premier, Enterprise – the 2013/14 version due for release: May 2013
  • Reckon Retail Point of Sale –¬† the 2013/14 version due for release: May 2013
  • ReckonAccounts Personal/Personal Plus/Home & Business (Previously Quicken) – the 2013 version release date: 1 November 2012
  • Payroll Premier – To be advised

Eligible Reckon Advantage Members and Annual Licence customers will automatically receive the Windows 8 compatible version as soon as it becomes available. If you need to move to the new Windows 8 operating system prior to the release of a compatible product, while Reckon cannot offer full support, their customer service team will endeavour to help where possible. For technical information about using Windows 8 with Reckon products, please search for “Windows8” in Reckon’s Knowledge Browser.