I have downloaded the trial version of quicken personal 2013, but cannot transfer backup file to 2013.

I have Quicken deluxe 2009 and have downloaded the trial version of quicken personal 2013 but I cannot transfer the backup file to 2013. It says the QDF file is from a later version. can any one help please.

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You will not be able to use Quicken 2013 Starter Edition. You must use Quicken Deluxe 2013 or higher, if you wish to move to Quicken 2013 and have access to that Quicken Deluxe 2010 data file.

Suggest you get a refund for the Quicken 2013.  do not pay to unlock the Starter as that is not $ sensible.

Quicken 2013 Starter Edition sells for $39.74 at amazon.com and Quicken 2013 Deluxe sells for $44.07 at amazon.com.  Will only cost you $4.33 more to have Deluxe....  
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_2?url=search-alias%3Dsoftware&field-keywords=quicken

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