General file maintenance might be necessary if you experience system errors or if your computer locks up while using Quicken for Mac. Not properly shutting your computer down when Quicken is running can also cause data file problems.
If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms:
then follow the file maintenance steps below.
First, reindex your Quicken data file, then create a new copy of it using the Save a Copy feature:
Should Quicken unexpectedly quit when saving a copy, reindex the file, close Quicken, then reopen it again.
If you are still experiencing problems with your data file in the new copy, you should create a new file by exporting your information to a QIF file and then importing the QIF file into a new file.
Exporting your data to a QIF file:
Importing the QIF file into a new data file: