Membership expiration banners

Dru
Dru Member
edited January 22 in Display/UI (Windows)
I can understand that you want to keep people with their subscriptions active [Removed - Disruptive], but we should have the ability to close the alert after the program has started so we have all of our screen real estate available to use the program. [Removed - Disruptive] Every time I open the program is ok, but let us close the alert!

Noting that we did purchase the program for permanent usage and are aware of the deficiencies that occur if we let the subscription expire.
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  • splasher
    splasher SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    Dru said:

    Noting that we did purchase the program for permanent usage and are aware of the deficiencies that occur if we let the subscription expire.
    Hate to burst your bubble, but you did not "purchase the program", if you had, it would have cost you millions of $.  You purchased a license to use the software based on the conditions in the User Agreement that you agreed to when you installed the software.
    Quicken has evidently decided that their business model shall include eating up some of the display screen with their attempt to get you to renew your subscription.

    -splasher  using Q since 1996 -  Subscription  -  Win10
    -also older versions as needed for testing
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  • cpelligra
    cpelligra Member
    I have a problem with Quicken ever since my subscription expired. I have done what I was told and uninstalled Quicken and reinstalled the version before my subscription expired. I no longer can get into my Quicken files. I cannot say how many times I have tried with no success. Can you please tell me what to do?
  • splasher
    splasher SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    Did you check to make sure that it didn't update to a later release?  What is shown at:
    Help->About Quicken
    You need to disable your network (not disconnect) adapter during the install to prevent Quicken from patching to a more recent release.
    -splasher  using Q since 1996 -  Subscription  -  Win10
    -also older versions as needed for testing
    -Questions? Check out the  Quicken Windows FAQ list
  • Chris_QPW
    Chris_QPW Member ✭✭✭✭
    splasher said:
    Did you check to make sure that it didn't update to a later release?  What is shown at:
    Help->About Quicken
    You need to disable your network (not disconnect) adapter during the install to prevent Quicken from patching to a more recent release.
    Note that the install that they make available is already the current version, so disabling the network so that you don't get a recent patch version will not work with it.

    People need with expired subscriptions need to install with a version of Quicken that was released before their subscription lapsed.

    To this end people can install with the oldest available version of Quicken subscription (with the network connection disabled) and then patch to the version that was current before their subscription lapsed.
    http://www.quicknperlwiz.com/install-for-quicken-2018---subscription.html

    Quicken Inc should really provide this install in this article, but they don't.
    Reinstalling and patching your Quicken Subscription version after your membership has expired

    They are assuming that you can "reverse patch" to the old version.  But patching is designed to go forward, it isn't designed to go backwards.  Most of the times the backwards patching will work, but not all the time, and the farther back you have to patch the more likely it will not work correctly.
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