Quicken for Mac 2007 data conversion to Windows 7

I am trying to convert a Quicken for Mac 2007 data file to Quicken 2012 for Windows 7.  I have followed carefully the directions on the Quicken web site.  I have also spent an hour on the phone with Quicken tech support.  I am able to convert the file, however, the dates are off by 100 years (e.g., 12/29/2009 reads 12/29/1909).   I have followed the instructions to change the short and long date formats on Mac OS 10.7 and Windows 7 but to no avail.  I am now on with chat support and they are clueless.


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First off have people seen and tried the steps I put out here?

If this didn't solve your problem there might be things to help you.

If some one wants to give me an example of a problem QIF file where the dates are wrong, I can probably change cleanQIF to not only take out problem garbage data, but also fix the problem dates.

If you want to do that contact me from the contact form here:

BTW if you want to know how old Quicken 2007 software really is, you are looking at a Y2K bug.  As in the year in the QIF file is expressed in only 2 digits and before 2000, 01 meant 1901.  What you are trying to do with the changing of the date format is to force it to use 4 digits for the year.  In Quicken Windows they fixed this as having date formats like this:
1/1/98  (1998)
1/1'02  (2002)  (I suspect Quicken Mac doesn't seem to know this format, and such puts out all dates as 1/1/02, which gives you 1902)
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