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  • Question

  • hi I have just upgraded PC to a new windows 10 and have installed Money Plus Sunset edition, I have used Money 2002 for years and years and have the backup Money.mbf file but when I try to restore that into the Sunset edition it says cant open as created in different version of money.

    So I tried installing 2005 as interim version but that says Money cannot open as created in an incompatible version, as saw that as a workaround but no joy.

    So frustrating

    I really want to use either 2005 or sunset with my 2002 data as cant lose that - any ideas help would be appreciated

    Friday, December 1, 2017 1:58 PM

Answers

  • Redromski, see what is currently the second (sticky) link on this forum. Download and install Money 2005 UK - QFE2.

    Then Open your *.mny copied from the old computer.

    • Marked as answer by Redromski Friday, December 1, 2017 5:17 PM
    Friday, December 1, 2017 4:59 PM
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  • Money Plus Sunset will only open files created with US versions of Money.  And it may require an intermediate conversion with Money 2004.  Was your Money 2002 a US version?  If not, what country?

    Also, what Money 2005 version did you try?  Was it from a download or a disk?


    Bill Becker

    Friday, December 1, 2017 2:52 PM
  • Thanks Bill for speedy response - it would have been a UK version came with old PC on Microsoft Works Suite 2002 which I still have DVD ROM for. The Money 2005 Version was a download link in one your posts - the post is below as seemed to be a workaround for similar problem albeit different versions as tried a few things before posting and taking peoples time. Appreciate your help

    The Microsoft support link in Cal's response, LINK REMOVED gives a detailed process and a link to a Money 2005 minimal install file that should be able to convert your Money 99 Money.mny file to a Money 2005 version.  Then you can download and install Money Sunset which should be able to convert the Money 2005 file to the Sunset format.

    Let us know if this works for you.


    Bill Becker

    Friday, December 1, 2017 3:08 PM
  • Redromski, see what is currently the second (sticky) link on this forum. Download and install Money 2005 UK - QFE2.

    Then Open your *.mny copied from the old computer.

    • Marked as answer by Redromski Friday, December 1, 2017 5:17 PM
    Friday, December 1, 2017 4:59 PM
    Moderator
  • Thanks for your help really appreciate it the 2005 download is working fine and I have restored 2002 backup - Happy days, will settle for that as not sure if you gain anything in Sunset edition

    Still haven't got any money but the 0s are displayed in a much better updated format :-)

    Friday, December 1, 2017 5:17 PM
  • Money uses the Windows system number formats.

    In Windows 10 these are set at Control Panel - Clock, Language and  Region - Change date, time or number formats - Additional settings.
    Search for "Control Panel" in Cortana or Windows Settings to access them.

    Saturday, December 2, 2017 10:12 AM