How Do I Install or Reinstall Quicken for Windows From a CD?

Product Version
Windows 2018
Windows 2017
Windows 2016
Windows 2015
689 people found this helpful

Before you begin:

  • If you did not purchase a CD copy, and you need to download a copy of Quicken to install or reinstall the program, follow the instructions here.
  • If you have Quicken on a CD and your computer doesn't have a CD/DVD Drive, click here
  • If you're having issues with the Quicken ID, click here.
  • If you get an "Oops" or "Unknown Error" message when trying to sign in and complete the registration, click here.
  • If you need help activating your copy of the 2018 release of Quicken, click here

To install or reinstall Quicken:

Installing and reinstalling Quicken both follow the same process:

  1. Insert the Quicken CD into your CD drive.  Installation should start automatically.

What if the CD installation does not start automatically?

Start the CD manually:

a. Close all open applications.

b. Right-click the Microsoft Windows Start button and select File Explorer (in Windows 7, click the Start button and select My Computer).

 How Do I Install or Reinstall Quicken for Windows From a CD?

c. In the File Explorer, click This PC then double-click the DVD/CD Drive (in Windows 7, double-click the DVD/CD Drive in the My Computer folder).

 How Do I Install or Reinstall Quicken for Windows From a CD?

d. Click OK, and follow the on-screen instructions.

 

  1. The first window you'll see says Welcome! We'll guide you through the setup of Quicken 2017. Click "Let's go" to continue.

    How Do I Install or Reinstall Quicken for Windows From a CD?

  2. The next step is to accept the license agreement.  If you accept, check I agree to the terms... then click Next.

    How Do I Install or Reinstall Quicken for Windows From a CD?

  3. The default location where Quicken will be installed is the destination folder.  This is located on your local hard drive.  Click "Install" to continue.

    How Do I Install or Reinstall Quicken for Windows From a CD?

  4. The next few windows you'll see will show your progress installing Quicken and will install updates, if available.  

    How Do I Install or Reinstall Quicken for Windows From a CD?

  5. When complete, you'll see Installation Complete!  Quicken will open when you click Done.  If you're not ready to open Quicken yet, just uncheck the box below Start using Quicken now.

    How Do I Install or Reinstall Quicken for Windows From a CD?

  6. Once Quicken is open, sign in with your Quicken ID and password. Then complete the registration (tell us about yourself). Quicken will automatically open your most recent data file or you can open a new file. 

    What is the Quicken ID?

    You can find answers to frequently asked questions here.

     

    This video will walk you through the installation of Quicken for Windows 2016, the same process applies to Quicken for Windows 2017 and the 2018 release:

     

     

     

    Help us improve our support center

    Still can't find what you're looking for? Contact Support

    Ask our community for help and to learn more about Quicken

    Ask the community