Quicken hangs when updating
Quicken hangs when updating
It wasn't trying to be like the MDI (Multiple Document Interface) "peer applications" of time. I tried culling the data, to include just the last 10, then 5, then 2 years. I got downloaded transaction data like "JITB#45,21312323423,$%@#[email protected] - $4.95" and wondered why my bank was swearing at me, rather than telling me I spent $4.95 at Jack In the Box on the corner of Walker and Jenkins then plotting it on a map.It focused on one thing and one thing only - to be a local register for all your money. Of course, this isn't all Money's fault, it's the banks, it's the data consortiums like OFX and IFX and it's the back end systems. It paints unspeakably slowly, and in the 5 months I've been using it, it's updated itself at least three times, presumably in order to play well with Vista. Chasing data feeds in order to get my small mind around my smaller money. I use their online tools, and they continue to get better, adding Ajaxy goodness, some powered by Corillian/Check Free (my employer). Desktop App" Sells will disagree vehemently, but if I can get an application online, I'm more likely to use it, and use it often.
Quicken's major marketplace is North America, and most of the software sold is specialized for the United States and Canadian marketplace and user base.We regret any inconvenience you may have experienced. Please call our Online Technical Support Department at 1-866-750-0873 and say or choose the corresponding option number from the following choices: Unlock Account or press 1 Reset Password or press 2 Mobile Banking or press 3 Technical Support or press 4 General Account Questions or press 5 Our representatives are available 24 hours every day for your convenience.Please know that Capital One® does not support Direct Connect services which allow customers to directly load their statements into their financial software. Regards, Capital One Well, you did up until a few days ago. balance transfer to other banks that continue to allow downloads)? Thanks for being a Capital One® customer, and please let us know if there’s anything we can do for you in the future. With no prior announcement or warning, Capital One has apparently suddenly disallowed downloading transactions directly into financial software. Webster & Associates, as well as an Adjunct Professor for the BYU Computer Science Department.[UPDATE 11/08/12: Sometime in the past few weeks, the problem went away.I assume Capital One and/or Quicken came to whatever decisions they needed in order to allow automatic downloads once again.] I have a few Capital One credit cards — have had them for years. In an ideal world, this wouldn't be an issue – but this isn't an ideal world, and upgrading Windows is never as straightforward as Microsoft would have you believe.
For the most part, Windows updates happen silently in the background, only installing after a prompt or when you shutdown your PC.
I used Quick Books under DOS, and Computer Serve Finance under OS/2.
Even though I took "Home Economics" in school - we were all required to learn how to balance a checkbook - it never made sense to me why I should have to I have.
I used Quick Books, then OFX (Open Financial e Xchange - arguably the first public "Web Service," even though it's SGML and bailing-wire - and moved forward as new, better personal finance managers (PFM) came out.
I diligently have exported and imported, massaged and cajoled over 20 years (yes, twenty) of financial data from my first sole-proprietorship at 15 until today moving accounts and account data from bank to bank and from PFM to PFM.
The Quicken name typically refers to the core product offering of a personal financial management software.