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How to access your MoneyWorks company file when working from home?

MoneyWorks Now.

If you are using MoneyWorks Now, download a trial copy of MoneyWorks Gold from Cognito website, install on to your home computer and access the file with your MoneyWorks Now login. MoneyWorks Now is cloud-based accounting software which allows the user to access business accounts anytime and anywhere.

MoneyWorks Datacentre.

MoneyWorks Datacentre is 'internet ready', allowing you to create your own 'private cloud'. You need to get a static IP address from your internet service provider and do some minor configuration to your router if it's not currently remotely accessible. Refer to the document at Cognito website on using Datacentre over the internet.

You need to install a copy of MoneyWorks Gold at the home computer and connect to your MoneyWorks company file via the manual IP method.

MoneyWorks Gold, Express or Cashbook.

These are the standalone software which you can backup the data from the office, restore and continue using it from your home computer which has a MoneyWorks installed. MoneyWorks is cross-platform; it doesn't matter whether you are using a Windows computer or macOS.

Alternatively, you can use remote access software to access your office computer or server. This method does not require to install MoneyWorks on the home computer or transfer data between office and home.

Microsoft Remote Desktop, Google Remote Desktop, LogMeIn, GoToMyPC, Teamviewer, etc. are remote access software. Once set up, you can access the host (office computer) anytime and anywhere (Please refer to the software developer website for more information). This method does not leave any office information on the home computer, and you get to access your office email and shared drive without moving the documents from one location to another.

MoneyWorks is a small business accounting software which works on Windows, macOS, and Cloud. Sign up a demo to find out how to use MoneyWorks to manage your business accounts.

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