Simply Accounting by Sage

 

Error: "This data has been updated to a new file format and is now incompatible with this version of Simply Accounting" when opening a Simply Accounting data file.

 

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Answer ID: 16557

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Issue

The error "This data has been updated to a new file format and is now incompatible with this version of Simply Accounting" appears when opening a Simply Accounting data file.

Special Considerations or Warnings

None.

Solution or Workaround

This means that your database file has been used in a version of Simply Accounting that has newer updates than your version. You must install the latest version of the product updates, or if you have a newer version of the software, install that.

To download the latest product update click the link below:
Product Updates 

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Products: Simply Accounting Family of Products
Applications: Data Related, Conversion, Error Messages, System