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What Is Microsoft Money Plus Sunset?
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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?
The Microsoft Money Plus Sunset versions are replacements for expired versions of Microsoft Money Essentials, Deluxe, Premium and Home and Business.
Microsoft stopped selling Money on June 30, 2009. The last version (Money Plus, or Money 2008) required activation in order to be fully functional.
On Jan 31, 2011 all online services and assisted support for all versions of Money end. All Money Plus users whose online services expiration date is on or after the Jan 31, 2011 date can continue to use their existing copy of Money Plus (or older versions Money) to retain online service until the Jan 31, 2011 date. Regardless of expiration date showing in product, all online services are subject to immediate discontinuation on Jan 31, 2011.
Money Plus Sunset is available in two versions:
The versions of Microsoft Money Plus Sunset provide an alternative version of Money with the following:
Recommendations on Usage: