Fixed Asset Depreciation Done Right!

Frequently Asked Questions - Technical

How do I transfer Depreciation Calculator to my new computer?

  1. Install Depreciation Calculator on your new computer using the setup file you downloaded from the last Annual Update that you purchased. Or, go to the Annual Updates page of our website and purchase the most recent Annual Update.
  2. Go to your old computer and find the Asset Database.mdb file which is located in the following folder location:
              C:\ProgramData\Cellutionware Software\Depreciation Calculator\
    Note that ProgramData is one word and that it is a hidden folder. See the instructions below to unhide hidden folders.
  3. Copy the Asset Database.mdb file to a removable flash drive, CD or DVD.       
  4. Go to your new computer and paste the Asset Database.mdb file into the same folder location as mentioned in step 2 above.
  5. Close all open windows.
  6. Now you must update your Asset Datebase.mdb file:
    1. Start Depreciation Calculator
    2. Press the Settings button
    3. Click on the Options tab
    4. Press the Update Asset Database File button
  7. You are now ready to use Depreciation Calculator on your new computer.

How do I unhide hidden folders on a Windows 7 computer?

  1. Open any existing folder Window on your computer.
  2. Click on the Organize button that is located in the upper left-hand corner of the window.
  3. Select Folder and search options from the drop-down menu.
  4. Click on the View tab.
  5. Click on the radio button in front of the words Show hidden files, folders and drives.
  6. Click the OK button.

How do I unhide hidden folders on a Windows 8 and 8.1 computers?

  1. Click on the File Explorer (located on the taskbar in the far left-hand side of the Taskbar, next to the Start button.
  2. Click on the View tab
  3. Check the box labeled Show Hidden Items

How do I unhide hidden folders on a Windows 10 computer?

  1. Click on the File Explorer (located on the taskbar in the far left-hand side of the Taskbar, next to the Start button.
  2. Click on the View tab
  3. Click on the Options menu on the far right hand side of the ribbon.
  4. Click on the View tab
  5. Click the button next to Show hidden files, folders, or drives
  6. Press the OK button