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.
Dave
Default user avatars original d5efadcf497ea7b3d86c6f8d148d66633a29ce78fa8391af628adf32d9989354
  • Asked by Dave1957
  • Quicken Rental Property Manager 2011
Options Edit Ask for details Archive

Answer

1 person found this helpful

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.
Was this answer helpful? Yes No
Original
SuperUser
1 additional answer

No answers have been posted

More Actions

People come to Quicken Community for help and answers—we want to let them know that we're here to listen and share our knowledge. We do that with the style and format of our responses. Here are five guidelines:

  1. Keep it conversational. When answering questions, write like you speak. Imagine you're explaining something to a trusted friend, using simple, everyday language. Avoid jargon and technical terms when possible. When no other word will do, explain technical terms in plain English.
  2. Be clear and state the answer right up front. Ask yourself what specific information the person really needs and then provide it. Stick to the topic and avoid unnecessary details. Break information down into a numbered or bulleted list and highlight the most important details in bold.
  3. Be concise. Aim for no more than two short sentences in a paragraph, and try to keep paragraphs to two lines. A wall of text can look intimidating and many won't read it, so break it up. It's okay to link to other resources for more details, but avoid giving answers that contain little more than a link.
  4. Be a good listener. When people post very general questions, take a second to try to understand what they're really looking for. Then, provide a response that guides them to the best possible outcome.
  5. Be encouraging and positive. Look for ways to eliminate uncertainty by anticipating people's concerns. Make it apparent that we really like helping them achieve positive outcomes.

Select a file to attach:

Do you still have a question?

Ask your question to the community. Most questions get a response in about a day.

Post your question to the community or contact us