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NoticeIf you've been managing your finances with the help of Microsoft Money, you should be aware that Microsoft discontinued all online services and assisted support for all versions of Money on January 31, 2011. (Microsoft discontinued sales of Money on June 20, 2009.) If you're looking for an alternative program, Microsoft has made the Money Plus Sunset versions available as a replacement for the following expired programs: Microsoft Money Essentials, Microsoft Money Deluxe, Microsoft Money Premium, Microsoft Money Home, and Microsoft Money Business. For more information about Money Plus Sunset, refer to this article in the Microsoft Knowledge base: What Is Microsoft Money Plus Sunset?
This article describes how to restore a backup file in Microsoft Money.
To restore a backup file, use the appropriate method for your situation.
If you are trying to open a file from a previous version of Money, you can locate your Money data file and double click on it to open it. For more information about how to find previous versions of your Money files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/164944/ )How to find your "My Money.MNY" data file for Money
To open a recently used file that is not in the recently used Money file list , follow these steps:
Click the Play button to view this streaming media demonstration.
For more information about how to restore your backup files, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310858/ )How to troubleshoot error messages that you receive when you try to restore a backup file in Money
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/265130/ )How to back up a Money data file to a writable CD or DVD drive
Article ID: 178850 - Last Review: February 11, 2011 - Revision: 15.0
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