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Old 08-11-2004, 11:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Will I lose Quicken upgrading to XP?

I've been asked to upgrade a PC running Win98SE to XP. Quicken is loaded on this machine and the installation CDs are MIA. It would be a big problem is Quicken was hosed with the XP upgrade. Should this be a problem and if so is there something I can do, besides repurchasing Quicken?

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Old 08-11-2004, 11:03 AM   #2 (permalink)
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If you are upgrading no, all your files will stay with you. If you are formating and starting a clean install then yes, all the files will be erased.

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Old 08-11-2004, 11:27 AM   #3 (permalink)
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To be on the safe side, in case your installation goes awry, I would backup any important data. Better yet, use an imaging utility to back up your Win98 SE installation.
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