Error: Your system has blocked Quicken from accessing the following file(s)/folder(s): Quickendata QW.RMD

Product Version
Windows

Overview

You may receive the following message when attempting to open Quicken:

Error: Your system has blocked Quicken from accessing the following file(s)/folder(s): Quickendata QW.RMD

To resolve this issue

You will need to restart your computer:

  1. Right-click the Start button. 

Error: Your system has blocked Quicken from accessing the following file(s)/folder(s): Quickendata QW.RMD

  1. Select Shut down or sign out, then Restart

If restarting doesn't resolve the issue

  1. Find the QW.RMD file on your system. This file is typically located in C:\Users\NAME\AppData\Roaming\Quicken\Data.
  2. Right-click the file/folder name.
  3. Select Properties, then click the Security tab. 
  4. Change the listed permissions from Deny to Allow.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Restart Quicken. 

If the issue persists

If the steps above do not resolve the issue, please contact Quicken Support

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