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After running VALIDATE - which file is the corrected one ?

Ps56k2 SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
Over thinking this....
After running a Validate / Super Validate - which file is the "corrected" one to use ?
- the original /Quicken-Files/ location QDF
- the /Quicken-Files/Validate/ location QDF

[Thu Jul 18 11:10:32 2019]
File: "C:\Users\Owner\Documents\Quicken-Files\QDATA-z8"
Validating your data.
Quicken repaired damaged transaction index.  No action required.
Quicken found an invalid transaction and removed it. "ACCT_b33"  0/ 0/1900
Quicken repaired some transaction information.  No action required.
 "ACCT_b33"  0/ 0/1900
Quicken repaired 1 accounts.  No action required.
No read errors.
All internal consistency checks passed.
[Thu Jul 18 11:19:01 2019]
Super validation has completed.

Quicken 2020 Deluxe - Subscription - Windows 10


  • markus1957
    markus1957 SuperUser, Windows Beta Beta
    When running a validate or super-validate, Quicken first makes a Windows copy and saves it in the Validate sub-folder. The file in the Quicken folder is the validated file.
  • Ps56k2
    Ps56k2 SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    yeah - tnx - just over thinking - could have gone either way -
    Quicken 2020 Deluxe - Subscription - Windows 10
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