Check Register Changes

Bill Lo
Bill Lo Member ✭✭
I keep a written check register for my wife who does not like to use the computer. I enter all checks in quicken and again in the written register. Then I backup before closing quicken. We were away for 2 weeks and this morning when I open quicken, I noticed that the check register amounts are not different from my written register by $600 with the higher amount in quicken and the written register lower by $600. I have been using quicken since 1992, and have never had this happen before. I am not sure what to do at this point. I hope someone can give me a suggestion of what to look for. By the way, quicken is not connected to my bank so there could not have been any downloads of data because I always enter the checks manually and nothing obvious has changed when I look at the transactions, only the totals have all gone up by $600 from my written register. Two weeks ago, the totals were all identical as they should be.

Thanks in advance for any help.


  • Hello @Bill Lo,

    Thank you for coming to the Community with our questions and concerns, though I apologize for the delayed response. 

    Have you tried restoring a backup? That would be my go-to in a situation like this. 

    Let us know how that goes and if you have any more questions, thanks!

    Quicken Alyssa

  • Bill Lo
    Bill Lo Member ✭✭
    Yes thank you. restoring seemed to have found the problem. Somehow a transaction had been deleted. I guess I could have done it by mistake but I do not know how it happened. comparing with the back up showed my the problem.
  • @Bill Lo,

    Thank you for updating the discussion with your resolution to the issue.

    Very pleased to see that you were able to resolve it!

    Quicken Alyssa

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