upgrading from Quicken 98, when I loaded data onto Quicken 99 as an intermediate step, the data was compromised.

I am trying to upgrade from Quicken 98 to the most recent version. I was told to upgrade to Quicken 99, then to Quicken 2004 and finally to Quicken 2012. When I uploaded the trial version of 99 and loaded my data from 98, it contained duplicate transactions. I was able to eliminate the duplicates, but when I added data and backed up, the backup was even more compromised with duplicates and missing deposits.
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    The only thing I could suggest is try to validate in Quicken 98, and then try the conversion again.

    Well you might also be able to export in QIF format and then import that into Quicken 99.
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