Opening Quicken does not automatically load the data file

Product Version
Windows

Overview

If Quicken is not automatically loading the last data file you used, there could be a trailing space at the end of the file name 

For example, MyQuickenData .QDF instead of MyQuickenData.QDF.

To resolve this issue

  1. Close Quicken.
  2. Use the File Explorer to locate the file.
  3. Select the View tab at the top of the File Explorer.

Opening Quicken does not automatically load the data file

  1. Check the box next to File name extensions.
  2. Review the file name for a space before the .QDF extension.

Opening Quicken does not automatically load the data file

  1. If you find a space before the extension, right-click the file and select Rename.
  2. Delete the space and press the Enter/Return key.
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