Transferring Microsoft Money to another PC [Solved/Closed]

Drcyclops 2 Posts Sunday February 9, 2014Registration date February 17, 2014 Last seen - Feb 9, 2014 at 11:18 AM - Latest reply: Drcyclops 2 Posts Sunday February 9, 2014Registration date February 17, 2014 Last seen
- Feb 17, 2014 at 05:23 AM
I currently use Microsoft Money on an old desktop PC. I wish to now use the package on a laptop. I have installed the original program on the laptop and transferred a copy of my `mymoney' file from the desktop to the laptop. Unfortunately, the laptop version of Microsoft Money will not accept the `mymoney' file.

I can only assume that this because the version of the program on the old desktop PC has been regularly updated in past by downloads via the internet and that the mymoney data file is incompatible.

Is there any way I can update my original version of Microsoft Money on the laptop so that it is compatible with the version on the old PC?
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xpcman 19321 Posts Wednesday October 8, 2008Registration dateModeratorStatus September 23, 2018 Last seen - Feb 9, 2014 at 06:00 PM
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Thank you
I don't think Microsoft supports Money anymore. Perhaps you can update to Quicken.

Good Luck
Drcyclops 2 Posts Sunday February 9, 2014Registration date February 17, 2014 Last seen - Feb 17, 2014 at 05:23 AM
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Thank you
Many thanks for your reply xpcman.

Yes it is true that Microsoft does not support its' money software anymore. But I did read quite a while ago (a couple of years back) on the web that it is possible to transfer the updates form one PC to another. At the time I should have made a note of the web site but did not give a thought. It is only recently that I needed the software on a different PC and found that I had a problem.

What I am pleased to say is that I have found a site which has all the updates for Microsoft Money: It is

http://money.mvps.org/downloads/patches.aspx.

From this site, I downloaded and installed (in the given order below), the following two files:

http://money.mvps.org/downloads/files/2005/Money2005-UK-QFE2.exe

http://money.mvps.org/downloads/files/qfxassociation.zip

Now, Microsoft Money works on both of my PCs. And I can use the same version of my `mymoney' data file on either machine!