R37.66 - after upgrade, Quicken created and opened a "copy" file

w627lieb
w627lieb Member ✭✭
R27.66 update created unexpected copy file which opened when I opened Quicken. Did it change the structure?

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  • splasher
    splasher SuperUser ✭✭✭✭
    Accepted Answer
    Quicken makes a backup of your data file to the BACKUP folder when an upgrade is done so that there is a backup of the file under the previous release, but it should not have made a copy and changed to it.  That backup will have Rxx.xx in the file's name.
    I don't have an explanation for what happened to you.
    -splasher  using Q since 1996 -  Subscription  -  Win10
    -also older versions as needed for testing
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  • Jim_Harman
    Jim_Harman SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    I'm not sure what you mean by a "copy file". Can you explain in more detail?
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  • w627lieb
    w627lieb Member ✭✭
    Yes. Thank you for the reply. When I upgraded, Quicken made a copy of my working file. Home - copy.QDF was created. When I opened Quicken back up, home - copy was loaded. Seemed weird to me.
  • splasher
    splasher SuperUser ✭✭✭✭
    Accepted Answer
    Quicken makes a backup of your data file to the BACKUP folder when an upgrade is done so that there is a backup of the file under the previous release, but it should not have made a copy and changed to it.  That backup will have Rxx.xx in the file's name.
    I don't have an explanation for what happened to you.
    -splasher  using Q since 1996 -  Subscription  -  Win10
    -also older versions as needed for testing
    -Questions? Check out the  Quicken Windows FAQ list
  • w627lieb
    w627lieb Member ✭✭
    Thank you. I can’t explain it, but it seems to be ok.