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  • 1.0 stars

    "Failure to print checks=TOTAL FAILURE OF THE PRODUCT!"

    December 1, 2010  |   By Meister Fritz

    Pros

    I have yet to find anything remotely useful.

    Cons

    It's an evolution into completely useless software. At the very least, previous versions of Quicken had the rudimentary features of check writing and check printing. Without these essential features the application has NO value.

    Summary

    If you want a financial program devoid of rudimentary features, then waste your money and buy Quicken. Seriously, use a previous version. Strange, I used Quicken on an Apple IIGS years ago and loved it. I still use Quicken 2007 and it fulfills my needs for check writing and printing. Also, I haven't experienced any issues with account reconciliation. Furthermore, Quicken 2007 and some previous versions had a Quit bug preventing the use of key commands. I proved this to the developer and it was duplicated by another user, but the developer failed to acknowledge it. Why waste your money?

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