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Issues with installing home/business bought from amazon

ekstra
ekstra Member
I bought a copy on amazon

Quicken Home & Business Personal Finance - 14-Month Subscription [Amazon Exclusive] [PC Online code]
Quicken Home & Business Personal Finance - 14-Month Subscription [Amazon Exclusive] [PC Online code]

Platform: Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10
How to redeem this item
Activation Code:XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Print   
     [Removed the Activation code - this is a public forum]
Purchased on December 02, 2019 View order details

When i finish install it goes to just personal not business I bought it because i need business version

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  • volvogirl
    volvogirl SuperUser ✭✭✭✭
    How do you mean it just goes to Personal?  The Business part is not separate.  It's all in the same program.  Quicken is for Personal finances that include self employment or sole proprietor, independent contractor etc.  Not for a separate Business entity like a Corp or Partnership or S corp.  But if you file a Schedule C in your personal tax return.

    One thing I like to tell business people when starting out is...
    For an income or expense category to show up under Business you have to assign it a Schedule C tax line number. Go into Edit Category and assign it one.
  • splasher
    splasher SuperUser ✭✭✭✭
    What is shown at Help->About Quicken ?
    -splasher  using Q since 1996 -  Subscription  -  Win10
    -also older versions as needed for testing
    -Questions? Check out the  Quicken Windows FAQ list
  • thecreator
    thecreator SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    Hi @ekstra ,

    See this FAQ: https://community.quicken.com/discussion/7307115/add-your-quicken-information-to-your-posts-plus-how-you-are-connected-to-the-internet

    Home, Business and Rental Property, is combined into a Single product.

    See this procedure: https://community.quicken.com/discussion/7844658/installing-reinstalling-windows-quicken-subscription-editions

    Product Activation is not required, once activated, the first time.
    thecreator - User of Quicken Subscription R32.12  USA & Quicken 2017 HBRP R20.6 USA
                       Windows 10 Pro 32 & 64-Bit Build 21354.1
    also            Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Build 19042.928

    Note: Holding Down the Left Shift Key or Left Ctrl Key produces Window with Quicken 2019 in the Title Bar when click About Quicken,

    View: https://community.quicken.com/discussion/7859218/work-with-copies-of-your-actual-quicken-data-files/p1?new=1

  • ekstra
    ekstra Member
    What it says is that i am currently using quicken starter addition. Your data file was last used in quicken home & business. This is why I am questioning this
  • thecreator
    thecreator SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    ekstra said:
    What it says is that i am currently using quicken starter addition. Your data file was last used in quicken home & business. This is why I am questioning this
    Hi @ekstra ,

    Go to https://www.quicken.com/
    Click Sign In then My Account. Enter your User ID and password, on the next page.
    Make sure you have a Download Quicken section.

    Download the Quicken for Windows product.

    Then perform the link above. You can't reuse the Product downloaded from Amazon. It is a One-time use, Installer.

    Upon performing the link above procedure and the Title Bar and About Quicken, states Starter, go to your Amazon Order History and check your Quicken Order, to make sure what you purchased, that it was Home and Business and not Starter.

    In other words, have proof, one way or another, before contacting Amazon to complain about the Activation Key, being for Starter and not Home and Business.
    thecreator - User of Quicken Subscription R32.12  USA & Quicken 2017 HBRP R20.6 USA
                       Windows 10 Pro 32 & 64-Bit Build 21354.1
    also            Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Build 19042.928

    Note: Holding Down the Left Shift Key or Left Ctrl Key produces Window with Quicken 2019 in the Title Bar when click About Quicken,

    View: https://community.quicken.com/discussion/7859218/work-with-copies-of-your-actual-quicken-data-files/p1?new=1

  • ekstra
    ekstra Member
    Thank you all! I am up and running
  • thecreator
    thecreator SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    Hi @ekstra ,

    What was the solution?
    thecreator - User of Quicken Subscription R32.12  USA & Quicken 2017 HBRP R20.6 USA
                       Windows 10 Pro 32 & 64-Bit Build 21354.1
    also            Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Build 19042.928

    Note: Holding Down the Left Shift Key or Left Ctrl Key produces Window with Quicken 2019 in the Title Bar when click About Quicken,

    View: https://community.quicken.com/discussion/7859218/work-with-copies-of-your-actual-quicken-data-files/p1?new=1

  • ekstra
    ekstra Member
    After trying many different things, I think it was from quicken itself. I went to help and pull-down menu enter activation code.
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