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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 verify that you have the latest updates for Microsoft Money 2005 installed. If you do not have the latest updates installed, this article also explains how to install the latest updates.
Determine the version of Money 2005To determine whether you have the latest updated version of Money 2005 installed on your computer, follow these steps:
Update Money 2005To install the latest updates for Money 2005, follow these steps:
Problems updating Money 2005If the updates do not install after you follow the steps that are outlined in this article, there may be a third-party program that is running on your computer. The third-party program may be preventing Money from being able to download the updates. Typical software that prevents Microsoft Money's installation are firewalls and some antivirus programs. You will have to configure the firewall or the antivirus program to let Money access the Internet. For more information, see the documentation that came with the antivirus or firewall software. See the documentation for your firewall or antivirus software for more information.
If you do not have any firewall or antivirus software installed on your computer, your installation of Money may be damaged. To resolve this problem, remove and then reinstall Money 2005.
For more information about how to remove and reinstall Money 2005, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
895866After you reinstall Money, follow the steps in the "Update Money 2005" section.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/895866/ )How to remove and reinstall Microsoft Money
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/822399/ )Troubleshooting error messages or problems when Money updates its program files
Article ID: 896925 - Last Review: February 11, 2011 - Revision: 3.0