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Graham Kerr

18 May, 2024 01:05 PM

I am setting up a new laptop and have downloaded Moneydance - I have entered the license number from my current programme on my desktop computer. However, I am told that this license number is invalid. I obtained my license from About Moneydance on my established programme. Please advise me on how I can obtain the correct number.

Thanks

Graham Kerr

  1. 1 Posted by dwg on 18 May, 2024 01:26 PM

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    Licenses are version specific, so you need to find out what version you are running on the old machine and download and install that version for your license to work. I suspect you have downloaded and installed the latest version.

    Previous versions of Moneydance can be downloaded from:

    https://infinitekind.com/previous-versions-of-moneydance

  2. 2 Posted by Graham Leslie K... on 18 May, 2024 01:34 PM

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    I seem to have 2019.3 Version which isn't shown on the website below - I am trying 2020 ... wish me luck. Would it make sense for me to upgrade to the latest version of MD and be done with it?

  3. 3 Posted by dtd on 18 May, 2024 04:10 PM

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    2020.2(1929) should work with your current license.

    As to upgrading, that of course is up to you. One of the reasons there are so many previous versions is that IK/MD never sunsets software like some other companies do.

    OTOH, you do get a significant discount for upgrading, might be worth it every 4-5 years, especially on Macs, as Apple often breaks old software.

  4. 4 Posted by dtd on 18 May, 2024 04:23 PM

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    If you do want to upgrade, go to
    https://infinitekind.com/update

    and enter your current license code to get the significant discount.

  5. 5 Posted by dwg on 18 May, 2024 09:52 PM

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    Licensing wise and technically Moneydance 2020 was a continuation of the 2019 line so you should have no problems in using the 2020 version.

  6. 6 Posted by glkerr on 19 May, 2024 11:20 AM

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    Many thanks for your assistance thus far! I have updated my current MD to
    2024 and downloaded 2024 onto my new Laptop. I am trying to find where my
    current MD data is stored on my Desktop so that I can copy it onto a USB
    stick and then import the data into my Laptop MD programme. Thus far I have
    found one file with some badly out of date materiel contained within. Can
    you guide me as to how I can find the current data back-up file?

  7. 7 Posted by dwg on 19 May, 2024 11:42 AM

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    The default file locations are documented in the Knowledge Base article:

    https://infinitekind.tenderapp.com/kb/file-locations-and-changes/default-file-location

  8. 8 Posted by glkerr on 19 May, 2024 05:45 PM

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    I seem to be sorted now - thank you so much for helping me out

    Best wishes

    Graham

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