Can a Quicken Beta tester run production and beta copy of Quicken on same computer?

leishirsute Member ✭✭✭✭
Can a Quicken beta tester run their production version of Quicken software for their real data and then test on the beta test software version?  Or does Quicken beta test make you use the same beta test software for all data?

Trying to understand the details of being a beta tester.

Deluxe R49., Windows 10 Pro

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  • leishirsute
    leishirsute Member ✭✭✭✭
    As I suspected. Thanks for clarifying.

    Deluxe R49., Windows 10 Pro

  • splasher
    splasher SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    The only way you could do it with one computer (and no VMs) is to completely un-install and re-install beta and production back and forth over time.
    I have found the easiest way is with VMs, since I am still then using my primary PC with all of it preferred setup (desk space, keyboard, mouse and monitor) versus trying to work on a small laptop.
    -splasher  using Q continuously since 1996 -  Subscription Quicken  -  Win11
    -Questions? Check out the  Quicken Windows FAQ list
  • GeoffG
    GeoffG SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    With Windows v1903 Sandbox, one in theory can easily install Quicken on-the-fly and use, but it won't install.
    user since '92 | Quicken Windows Premier - Subscription | Windows 11 Pro version 22H2
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