Cal's right. All versions of Money are Y2K compliant. The difficulty may
come with versions of Money running under Win3.1, which is not Y2K
compliant -- but that wouldn't affect M97.
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> Okay. Thanks.
> I have been considering starting over with a new file even before moving
> to Money 2K. I'm trying to time the install of it based on how it will
> change things. Sort of trying to learn a little about it first. Not my
> way of buying, then figuring it out as I go along.
> Probably should just bite the bullet and buy it and start playing with it.
> Guess I wanted to be sure there weren't any major reasons not to.
> From what I've heard, Money 97 is not Y2k compliant, so really is no
> Thanks again,
> > 1. You should be able to leave Money 97 installed and install 2K over
> > 2. The matching does a good job with most companies. If it doesn't
> > recognize the company itself, it looks for keywords.
> > 3. It will be difficult to start from scratch if you intend to keep all
> > your old data. Each transaction will need to be changed to the new
> > categories.... and that data is stored in your Money file.
> > If you're doing wholesale changes from one category from another it's
> > easy to rename categories. Or, if you want to start from scratch,
> > create a new file.
> > --
> > Have a question on using Microsoft Money? Visit the Unofficial
> > Money FAQ at http://www.swizzle.com/msmoney/msmoney.htm
> > > I'm anticipating buying Money 2000 shortly, but have a few questions:
> > > I currently have Money 97 and am wondering if I should uninstall it
> > > Money 2000 is intended to be installed over previous versions.
> > > Also, I am curious about the programs advertised ability to recognize
> > > company names, thus reducing the need to decide what category to toss
> > things
> > > into and making (I think) the budgeting and other tools more useful.
> > > practice, has anyone found this feature to be pretty good...not so
> > > good...somewhere in between?
> > > Lastly, I think I want to start fresh and use all new categories. Do I
> > need
> > > to remove (or hide) the current money 97 backups so money 2000 won't
> > > confused? And I currently backup to a floppy in addition to the one on
> > > hard drive. Something tells me that Money 2000's backup will be bigger
> > > not fit. About how big is the backup file in Kb's or Mb's?
> > > Thanks for any info,
> > > Larry