File operations "Copy" won't delete prior transactions

I have Quicken Rental Property manager 2011.
I've validated my file.
When I perform "Year end Copy" or "Copy". Quicken will NOT delete prior transactions before the date I set in the dialogue box.
There are too many accounts and transactions to delete manually.
My file is 22Mb and slowing down.
Please help.


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Year End Copy ONLY removes non-investment transactions which have been reconciled and are not connected to an unreconciled transaction in any way (that includes via a transfer or a split).

I wouldn't do a YEC and never have and my file is 33 MB (no attachments) on a 6+ year old Dell with single core cpu, so it is no spring chicken, and it runs just fine.  

I'd validate a copy of your data file to see if anything there is causing the slow down.

Trust me, in the not so distant future, you will have a need for all your data to be in one file and you are going to slap yourself on the forehead and think, why did I do that.
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