how do i convert a qif to qfx?

Since my 2010 version of Quicken only allows import of QFX files and my 401K transaction history is only available in a QIF file is there a way to convert the QIF to a QFX file?
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No, and even if you did, it probably wouldn't work.  The QFX format is an Intuit proprietary format and Quicken confirms that the financial institution that the data is from is a licensed data provider, so you can't "fake" one.
You can however, tweak the QIF file using the instructions in this post to make it usable:
https://qlc.intuit.com/post/show_post_full_view/dQMNaWtX4r3OK1acfArQA8

Make sure you have a recent backup in case something goes wrong and you need to revert to the backup.
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