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If I buy the latest version of Quicken will it accept a back

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If I buy the latest version of Quicken will it accept a back up data file from a 2006 version of Quicken?
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Customer: I have been using Quicken for several years and want to update to the current version, but want to be able to retain my historical information.
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Financial Software
Expert:  Karen Joinson replied 3 months ago.

Welcome to JustAnswer! My name is ***** ***** I am reviewing your question now.

Yes, you should be able to restore or open a 2006 data file in Quicken 2017 (or 2016). Here is a link from Quicken re: upgrading from earlier version of Quickbooks:

https://www.quicken.com/support/how-do-i-upgrade-newer-version-quicken-windows

Please let me know if you have further questions!

Thanks,

Karen

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