Tally 9

Tally 9 was introduced in 2006. Support for Tally 9 is now discontinued for the last many years. So, we have suggested to all our customers to download and install the current latest product i.e. Tally ERP 9
In case you wish to migrate your Tally 9 data to Tally ERP 9, you could follow the detailed steps below or contact us in case you are facing any issue in migrating your Tally 9 data to Tally ERP 9.

Step 1 : Backup Data

Start Tally 9

  • In the Company Info menu select Backup

The Backup Companies on Disk screen appears

  • In the Source by default C:\Tally9Data appears as the source folder
  • In the Destination provide the required folder where you want to store the backup of data.
  • Press Enter to start backup of data

A file title TBK500.001 is stored in the specified folder

Surrender Tally 9

Go to Gateway of Tally or Company Info menu

  • F12: Configure > Licensing > Online > Surrender
  • The surrender License request is sent to Tally Internet Services Server. On receiving a valid response from the Internet Service Server the license is surrendered, and Tally will be in Educational mode

Step 2 : Install Tally.ERP 9

You can install Tally.ERP 9 by downloading it from here

Tally.ERP 9 is compatible with Windows XP SP2 or higher versions of the Windows operating system.

To install Tally.ERP 9

  1. Double click the installer icon to open Tally.ERP 9 Installer.
  2. Select the required Installation folder path, if you do not want to install Tally.ERP 9 at the default location.
  3. Click Advanced to alter the Data Directory, Country Selection, and Startup Language.
  4. Click Check Latest to check availability of the latest version of Tally.ERP 9. The Install Now option, by default, installs the latest version of the application.
  5. Click Install Latest to install the latest version. Alternatively, click Install to install the version you have downloaded.

Tally.ERP 9 automatically installs 32-bit or 64-bit Tally.ERP 9 application, depending on your system configuration. However, if required you can install 32-bit Tally.ERP 9 on a 64-bit Windows operating system.

Next, you need to activate your Tally.ERP 9 license

1. Start Tally.ERP 9.

2. Click A: Activate Your License in the Startup screen, as shown below:

tally activation screen
  • If you are a Microsoft Windows standard user, and do not have the required rights, a message appears as shown below:
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Click Yes , and enter your computer administrator username and password to restart Tally.ERP 9 with administrator rights.

  • If you have Microsoft Windows administrator rights, a message appears as shown below:
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Click Yes , for Tally.ERP 9 to restart with administrator rights.

3. Enter your Tally.ERP 9 Serial Number ,Activation Key , and Administrator e-mail ID , as shown below:

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Note: The e-mail ID provided in the License Activation screen is linked to your Tally.ERP 9 serial number, and can be used for all further licensing operations, and interactions with Tally Solutions.

4. Press Enter to activate your license. A confirmation message appears, as shown below:

tally 9

5. Press Enter to view the Unlock License screen.

6. Enter the Unlock Key sent to your e-mail ID in the Unlock License screen , as shown below:

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  1. Press Enter to unlock your license. A confirmation message appears once you unlock your license.

On activation, the license details are displayed in the Information Panel.

On migrating the company data from Tally 9 to Tally.ERP 9, a warning message appears as shown below:

tally 9

9. Press Enter to convert your data.