Moving From Deluxe to Starter

I no longer have need for Deluxe. Only need to download bank and credit card transactions and have a few offline accts so thinking about downgrading to Starter. Do I need to uninstall Deluxe then install Starter fresh? I have generous backups so not a problem. Thanks for your support!

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  • splasher
    splasher SuperUser ✭✭✭✭
    Accepted Answer
    To directly answer your question, no, you do not need to reinstall Quicken.
    You only need to re-register the program after the subscription level has changed.
    You do that by going to Edit->Preferences->Quicken Id and clicking on "Sign on as different user" and use you existing Quicken Id.
    NOTE: With Starter Edition, if your subscription expires, the program goes into READ-ONLY mode.  In other words, it becomes a report generator, nothing more, no more new information can be entered. 
    -splasher  using Q since 1996 -  Subscription  -  Win10
    -also older versions as needed for testing
    -Questions? Check out the  Quicken Windows FAQ list

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  • splasher
    splasher SuperUser ✭✭✭✭
    Accepted Answer
    To directly answer your question, no, you do not need to reinstall Quicken.
    You only need to re-register the program after the subscription level has changed.
    You do that by going to Edit->Preferences->Quicken Id and clicking on "Sign on as different user" and use you existing Quicken Id.
    NOTE: With Starter Edition, if your subscription expires, the program goes into READ-ONLY mode.  In other words, it becomes a report generator, nothing more, no more new information can be entered. 
    -splasher  using Q since 1996 -  Subscription  -  Win10
    -also older versions as needed for testing
    -Questions? Check out the  Quicken Windows FAQ list