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All my settings have been changed

Why do all my settings change? was it from a recent update??

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  • Chris_QPWChris_QPW Member ✭✭✭✭
    Which version of Quicken are you using?  (Help -> About Quicken)
    Which settings?

    Some settings are stored in the data file, and some are store in the user config files under:
    C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming

    (I'm using the latest Quicken subscription version)
  • rmartelrmartel Member ✭✭
    Year: 2020 Version: R25.21 Build: 27.1.25.21
    Register columns changed; Fonts;
  • Chris_QPWChris_QPW Member ✭✭✭✭
    Well those are definitely in the Quicken data file.  I have no idea why they would change.
    You might try restoring from a backup.
    (I'm using the latest Quicken subscription version)
  • rmartelrmartel Member ✭✭
    i did, tried the last 2 backups, samething
  • Chris_QPWChris_QPW Member ✭✭✭✭
    So much for my statement "Well those are definitely in the Quicken data file."  I just checked again and they aren't in the data file.  So somehow one or more of the files in:
    C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming

    did get changed.  I'm sorry I misinformed you.
    (I'm using the latest Quicken subscription version)
  • Rocket J SquirrelRocket J Squirrel SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited April 15
    I occasionally find my settings changed after updating to a new version. Some get randomly reset to defaults, others don't. I can't discern a pattern.
    In addition to %APPDATA%, there's also stuff squirreled away in C:\ProgramData\Quicken

    Quicken user since version 2 for DOS, now using QWin Premier Subscription on Win10 Pro.
  • Chris_QPWChris_QPW Member ✭✭✭✭
    P.S. The full path for the one I gave is actually: C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\Quicken  (%APPDATA% == C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming)

    Note C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\Quicken is user level settings, and C:\ProgramData\Quicken is machine level.

    I just checked for the fonts and they are at user level.
    (I'm using the latest Quicken subscription version)
  • rmartelrmartel Member ✭✭
    even the size of dialog boxes and fonts are changed
  • Chris_QPWChris_QPW Member ✭✭✭✭
    If the size of dialog boxes changed then either this setting has changed:
    View -> Use Large Fonts

    Or your Windows scaling in the Setting for the Desktop have changed.
    (I'm using the latest Quicken subscription version)
  • rmartelrmartel Member ✭✭
    I believe that to be true, had a windows 10 update recently. how do i change back.
  • Chris_QPWChris_QPW Member ✭✭✭✭
    Right click on a blank part of your Desktop and select Display Settings:
    See/change the "percent" setting under Scale and layout
    (I'm using the latest Quicken subscription version)
  • rmartelrmartel Member ✭✭
    Already checked that, thanks for looking into.
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