Before converting a data file to the later version, Quicken saves a copy of the file from the earlier version, and then archives it. This earlier copy can still be opened in the earlier version. However, it will not have any of the information entered into the data file in the later version.
Note: It is not recommended to have multiple versions of Quicken installed on one computer. Quicken uses one initialization file to configure the program and different versions of the file have different configuration parameters.
If you decide to revert to an earlier version of Quicken, use the following procedure to reinstall the earlier version and recover its data file.
Uninstall the current (later) version of Quicken
Reinstall the earlier version after uninstalling the current version
Insert the Quicken installation CD and follow the on-screen instruction. If the Quicken installation process does not automatically begin, do the following:
If you purchased Quicken as a download from Intuit, you can obtain a new Quicken installation download at the My Downloads Web Site. Downloads that were purchased directly from the Intuit Web Site, are available for up to 3 years from the date of purchase. Be sure to login using your User ID and password. If you do not remember your login and/or password, use the Forgot my Login or Forgot my password links located on the login page.
After reinstalling the earlier version of Quicken, recover the earlier data file using one of the following methods: