Setting up your company file > Create a company file
You can create a company file using the New Company File Assistant. This assistant is a series of interactive windows that guide you through the process of creating a new company file.
start with an accounts list provided by AccountEdge. You can select a predefined accounts list suitable for your business.
import a list of accounts. You can import an accounts list from another company file or from one that has been provided by your accountant or partner.
build your own list. You can start with an accounts list that has the minimum required accounts and then add to it.
To create a new company file
Click Create new company file. The introduction page of New Company File Assistant appears.
Click Next. The Company Information page appears.
Click Next. The Accounting Information page appears.
Click Next. A confirmation page appears.
Click Next. An accounts list selection page appears.
A suitable accounts list for the business type you selected appears. If you want to print the list, click Print. Later you can tailor the list to meet the needs of your business.
Click Next. The Company File page appears.
Click Change. The Save window appears.
Click Save. The Conclusion page appears.
User Account Control (UAC) is a security feature in Windows Vista. If UAC is active, files saved in the Program Files folder can only be opened by the Windows user who saved the files. If other users need to access your company file, do not save it in this folder. For more information about User Account Control, see Windows help.
Click Next. Your company file is created and the Conclusion page appears.
Click Close to display the Easy Setup Assistant window. The Command Centre window will be open in the background.

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