I meant trying the trial-version. It might open your file, make a M11 or
whatever version it was in, which can be opened with the Money version the
op has. (No dollars spent yet)
> Although I haven't heard of M2006 and Norton interacting adversely, I
> wouldn't recommend spending hard earned cash unless the
> uninstall/reinstall has been tried and fails.
> Bob Peel,
> Microsoft MVP - Money
> For UK tips & fixes see
> I do not respond to any emails that I have not specifically asked for.
>> Wouldn't upgrading to 2006 help? Download the trial, try open the .mny
>> file, maybe you're lucky!
>>> It has been known for Norton to cause Money to fail.
>>> This sometimes works. Uninstall Money; uninstall Norton (having
>>> disconnected from the Internet); reinstall Money; connect to Internet;
>>> open sample.mny file to upgrade to version 14.0.*.1105; reinstall
>>> Bob Peel,
>>> Microsoft MVP - Money
>>> For UK tips & fixes see
>>> I do not respond to any emails that I have not specifically asked for.
>>>> Thanks again for your interest in helping me. Here is what the work
>>>> order from the computer repair service said:
>>>> "Reinstallation of OS was needed due to the corruption of the registry.
>>>> All data was backed and updates installed. Norton AV 2003, Windows
>>>> defender and Ccleaner were installed updated and scanned. These
>>>> programs need to be run once a week."
>>>> I am hoping and praying that IF the original data was backed, I
>>>> should be able to get it back to the original state. Am I wrong here?
>>>> Please let me know because I don't want to look like an uninformed
>>>> idiot when I go in there tomorrow wanting my original file back.
>>>> Also, I just had another thought. When I installed Money, I signed up
>>>> for a passport. And Norton prompted me with a script it did not like...
>>>> Money\poof.js. I blocked it because now I am paranoid about
>>>> everything. Could these have anything to do with it?
>>>>> >I need this file!! Is there anything that can be done? I will
>>>>> >gladly provide more info if needed. Also, Do these money repair
>>>>> >programs available on the web work?
>>>>> That is a tough one. I am wondering how you came to have the
>>>>> apparently corrupted Money file that you are dealing with. Did the
>>>>> computer repairman copy the files that existed to an external drive,
>>>>> format your drive, and copy files back?
>>>>> Or did he put in a new hard drive and keep the old one?
>>>>> In any case, I would do a Start->Search for "*.mny,*.mbf" files, in
>>>>> case there is a backup or another Money file lurking on the drive.
>>>>> Think about a CD you might have copied a backup to a while back.
>>>>> How about a USB flash drive. Did you perhaps save a backup or copy
>>>>> on one of those.
>>>>> And regarding recovery programs, some can recover a file that has
>>>>> been deleted. However it seems unlikely to succeed if the drive was