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  • Question

  • I have downloaded Money 2007 but when trying to open data file from Money 2005 I get the error message unable to update file. Any advice please?
    Saturday, September 10, 2011 3:07 PM

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  • What country are you in?
    Sunday, September 11, 2011 6:19 AM
    Moderator
  • UK. I am using Windows 7
    Sunday, September 11, 2011 3:28 PM
  • Money 2007 or Money Plus cannot use a UK Money file. You would need to install the US version and uninstall UK Money 2005. Money 2005 UK - QFE2 (the fixed self-contained UK Money 2005 file) can be downloaded from the link at http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=26915

    The error message that you received is not what I would have expected. I would have expected an "incompatible version" message.

    Check the folder with your *.mny file for a recent *.m14 file. That would indicate that the US version attempted conversion, and that the *.m14 file would be a copy of your Money 2005 before conversion was attemped. I would copy that *.m14 file to a something.mny name, and open that file with your Money 2005 reinstallation.


    Sunday, September 11, 2011 3:46 PM
    Moderator
  • Thank you for your advice. I have uninstalled Money 2007 and reinstalled Money 2005. However I now cannot open my.mny files. Any suggestions, please?
    Sunday, September 11, 2011 9:29 PM
  • Copy my.m14 to my2.mny. Then open my2.mny.

     

    Sunday, September 11, 2011 9:43 PM
    Moderator
  • I have copied file as directed but although I can see the file in the directory when trying to open it with wth Money 2005 is says that it cannot find file. Any suggestions, please?
    Monday, September 12, 2011 10:12 AM
  • Thank you to youself and to Cal Learner for your patience and assistance. Having downloaded QFE2 file I have been able to access both of my data files.
    Monday, September 12, 2011 6:36 PM