What if I need to delete or reset the Password Vault?

Quicken for Windows 2014
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If you're getting invalid password errors when you update your accounts, the Password Vault may contain incorrect information. The best way to correct this is to recreate the Password Vault. In order to recreate the Password Vault, you need to print a record of the stored passwords, delete the Password Vault and then create it again.

Print the Password Vault

If you're not sure what your passwords are, you can print the Password Vault to see the passwords that are stored.

 

  1. Choose the Tools menu > Password Vault > Add or Edit Passwords and enter your Password Vault password.
  2. Click the printer icon in the lower left side of the dialog box.
  3. Enter your Password Vault password. Then click OK to print the Password Vault.
  4. Select the appropriate options in the Print dialog box, then click Print to print the Password Vault.

Delete the Password Vault - Quicken 2014

  1. Choose the Tools menu > Password Vault > Delete Vault and all Saved Passwords.
  2. Click Yes to the confirmation prompt.

Create the Password Vault

  1. Choose the Tools menu > Password Vault > Set up new Password Vault.
  2. Follow the on-screen prompts to create the Password Vault,

To reset the Password Vault and start over - Quicken 2015 & Quicken 2016

 

Quicken 2015
1. Choose Tools menu > Password Vault > Reset Vault.
2. Click OK.

Quicken 2016
1. Choose Tools menu > Password Vault > Reset Vault.
2. Select Reset Vault.
3. Click OK.

 

 

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