Installing Quicken 2000 on Windows 10 64Bit

diverite Member
Quicken 2000 was built on the old Windows 32bit installation architecture, so it can not be installed using the normal install process in Windows 10 64 bit or in compatibility mode, but it CAN still be installed in Windows 10 64 bit.

The trick is to get your windows machine to boot into Safe Mode, which will allow the program to install as normal in the 32bit install architecture. After installation, take your machine out of safe mode and quicken 2000 will run in Windows 10.


  • volvogirl
    volvogirl SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    Then if you do install an older version you will need to update it.  One of the SuperUsers has posted the update patches for older versions (2000 and newer) of Quicken 

    And then you should at least try to convert to the 2013 version since you don’t use any online services or download transactions now. Starting in 2014 they instituted an ID password to get into your own data. I’m staying on 2013. 

    You can download 2013 Deluxe for free using this how to convert article.  It’s under Converting from Quicken 2004-2009.

    FYI - All Quicken versions prior to QW2010 store your data in a series of files all sharing the same filename but with different extensions like - .IDX, .QEL, .QPH & .QDF, and all 4 of those files were rolled into a single-file .QDF in starting in 2010.


    I'm staying on Quicken 2013 Premier for Windows.

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