Find your current Money file
If Money doesn’t automatically open the last file (A computer file that stores the information that you enter into Money. A single Money file can contain many accounts, so if you have a new account, bank, or brokerage, you can add those accounts to the Money file that you already use.) you used, you can have Money search your hard drive for it.
Microsoft Money arrowblueright Find your current Money file If you know the location of your Money file
  • In the Open a File dialog box, click Open an existing Money or Quicken file, and then click Next.
  • In the Open File dialog box, browse to the Money file you want to use, and then click Open.
Microsoft Money arrowblueright Find your current Money file If you don’t know the location of your Money file
  • In the Open a File dialog box, click Restore a backup file, and then click Next.
  • If the file isn’t listed under Restore from a default backup file, click Have Money search my hard drive for other Money backup files, and then click Next.
  • Click the name of the file you want to restore, and then click Restore.
  • In the Restore dialog box, browse the folder you want to keep the restored file in.
  • In the File name box, type a name for the restored file, and then click OK.

Notes

  • If you don’t see the Open a File dialog box when you start Money, on the File menu, click Restore Backup, and then select Restore from a backup file. To open a backup file of your Money information, follow steps 2 through 5 above.
  • All Money data files are named with a .mny file extension, for example MyMoney.mny.
  • If you are using Windows Vista, your file may have been virtualized. For more information, see Scenario 2 in the Help and Support article Common file and registry virtualization issues in Windows Vista.

Microsoft Money arrowbluedown Find your current Money file

Find your current Money file