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QFX file error converting Quicken Mac to Windows

Hello, I keep getting a file error when trying to import my Quicken Mac QFX file into Windows. I have followed the official set of instructions to a tee. I understand that there are issues with investment accounts, so I even copied to a new file, deleted the investment accounts then tried to import and cannot get past this error. I am at the end of my rope, hoping someone has had this problem and found a solution. Thank you so much in advance.

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  • splashersplasher SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    I think you have a typo, it is the .QXF (X in the middle) is the file you are having trouble with, please clarify.
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  • jjordan1969jjordan1969 Member
    Yes, it should have read .qxf (Quicken Transfer Format) - thank you for bringing it to my attention
  • Quicken_TykaQuicken_Tyka Moderator mod
    Hello @jjordan1969

    Thank you for taking the time to visit the Community to post your issue.

    To better assist, can you please provide what error message you are receiving when you attempt to import?

    Also, are you double-clicking on the file, or going using the file menu to import?

    Please let us know!

    -Quicken Tyka
    -Quicken Tyka
  • jjordan1969jjordan1969 Member
    Hello Quicken_Tyka,

    It's just a generic message box that says "File Error" while clicking on the File>Import>QXF file menu item.

    Thank you
  • Quicken_TykaQuicken_Tyka Moderator mod
    Hello @jjordan1969

    Thank you for the response and for providing more details.

    How are you moving the QXF file from the Mac computer to the Windows computer? 

    Are you using a flash drive, cloud drive, etc? Have you tried using a different method to move the file?

    Please let me know!

    -Quicken Tyka

    -Quicken Tyka
  • jjordan1969jjordan1969 Member
    Thanks for your reply -
    I have a Mac with bootcamp running Windows 10. I exported my QXF file from my OSX session to my OneDrive, then booted into Windows and imported via the Quicken menu. I also tried via USB flash drive, same results.
  • Quicken_TykaQuicken_Tyka Moderator mod
    Hello @jjordan1969

    Thank you for the response and for providing additional information.

    May I ask that you check the file association? To do so, on the Windows partition, please right click on the file and go to Properties, look under the "Open With" section.

    What does it list? 

    Please let me know!

    -Quicken Tyka
    -Quicken Tyka
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