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Quicken 2001.

by Big Steve / August 14, 2006 6:44 AM PDT

Will Quicken Basic 2001 work on a computer with WIN Home XP? I have the original CD from Quicken Basic 2001 which I purchased several years ago and installed on an older desktop PC which has an OS of WIN 95. Can I use the Quicken Basic 2001 CD on a newer computer which has WIN Home XP?


Big Steve
Biloxi, Mississippi
08/14/06

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Link, comment and YES.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 14, 2006 6:47 AM PDT
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Re: Link, comment and YES.
by Big Steve / August 17, 2006 9:59 AM PDT
In reply to: Link, comment and YES.

Mr. Proffitt:

I installed my old Quicken Basic 2001 financial software on my brother's new Dell Inspiron 1300 notebook which I received from him in April 2006 and I was surprised that the installation worked

The only problem which I haven't been able to correct; that is if I can correct it is this; the Quicken register appears much smaller on the screen of the Dell notebook; it's screen size is 15.4" and it's hard to view the print as I enter it into Quicken's register.

My old WIN 95 desktop PC was and still is connected to a 17" KDS flat screen CRT and is very easy on the eyes. The Quicken register on the Dell notebook monitor appears as if it has been pulled or stretched from each end.

Can the size of the Quicken register be increased on the Dell notebook screen for easier viewing as it is on my KDS 17" CRT or not? I did contact Quicken tech support earlier today and was told to have a major credit card ready and be prepared to be charged a per incident charge of $24.95. I decided to hang up and post my question here instead. If you can offer any assistance; I would appreciate it.


Big Steve
Biloxi, Mississippi
08/17/06

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Try setting the screen resolution to 800 x 600.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 17, 2006 11:50 AM PDT

I don't know of any other trick.

Bob

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