quicken won't download paypal

this started a few weeks ago. All of a sudden, quicken won't download paypal, it says it can't communicate. Everything seems fine on Paypal's end (I can log in, etc.). When I redo the setup in Quicken, it stops half way, says it can't communicate w/Paypal. Any ideas?

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PayPal is not listed on the FIDir.txt for Quicken Mac 2007 - https://ofx-prod-filist.intuit.com/qm1600/data/fidir.txt

I was unable to find any information on when this may have occurred, but I did notice that I'm unable to Add my PayPal account to QMac2007 unless I choose "This account is not held at a financial institution", making it a manual account.

If you're importing a QIF that you downloaded from the PayPal site, you should be able to import into a banking-type account without any errors.  You may need to use this method for getting your transactions going forward.
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