In order to set up the Beta test version, you need to transfer a backup from your live system onto another computer to ensure that you have data to work with. The instructions required to do so are listed below.
How to ensure previous versions of TaxCalc are removed from your Beta machine.
Downloading the current version of TaxCalc on your Beta computer
At this point you will now have an exact replica of the software which is currently running on your main computer. This means that the TaxCalc admin password will have now reverted to the original password you use on the main computer. If you are unable to remember this then you will be able to request the password reset on screen. You will need to ensure that you use your beta credentials at this point.
Downloading the Beta test version
In the email which contains your beta credentials, you will also receive the installation link for the version which we require tested. You will need to run this over the top of the version which is running on your beta machine.
It is worth noting that if you are on the network version of the software and the machines are on the same network, the other users will now have 2 visible databases which they can access. They should remain on the database which they have always connected to and simply login. If they click on the wrong database and choose the database which is being used for testing, this may change some files in their local folder and will mean that they cannot re-connect to the existing database without the software being uninstalled and then reinstalled.