MS Money - Restoring from backup

  montydog 13:34 10 Nov 05


I'm trying to restore my accounts, in Money 2005, from a pen drive. But, whatever I try, I get a message along the lines that I'm not allowed, disk is write protected etc etc. Password is correct.
Any suggestions gratefully received. Win XP SP2, recently clean re-installed (hence the backup problem)


  dickens 13:38 10 Nov 05

Try copying the file to your hard drive; check the file properties and change them from read only.

  montydog 13:42 10 Nov 05


I've already tried this (to my desktop) which Money finds but then will(can)not use??


  dickens 14:02 10 Nov 05

Whats the file extension on the pen drive?

  montydog 14:05 10 Nov 05

Hi dickens

The file extension is d1

  dickens 14:11 10 Nov 05

It should be .MBF or .MNY

  montydog 14:22 10 Nov 05


Does this mean I'm stuffed - or can I just change the file extension??

  dickens 14:35 10 Nov 05

A call to MS money help desk may get you out of a jam. If you have nmade more than two calls it will cost. Try an e-mail for support. Sorry I cant help any more

  montydog 15:28 10 Nov 05


Thanks for the advice and your time. I'll try MS.



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