Windows 10 has some issues with software, especially if it’s older software, so some incompatibility issues are going to happen. One of these issues is related to Microsoft Money Plus for Windows 10.
If you’re not familiar, Microsoft Money Plus it’s a personal finance management software created by Microsoft that allows you to monitor your bank accounts and expenses, but this software was discontinued in 2008, and Microsoft isn’t working on it anymore.
Some users prefer using Microsoft Money Plus over other solutions, and since this is an older software, some issues are going to happen.
The common problem with Microsoft Money Plus on Windows 10 is that it requires Internet Explorer 6 to run.
Don’t worry, you won’t need to install Internet Explorer 6, this is just an error that occurs because Money Plus relies on Internet Explorer, and it checks the registry for it.
Fortunately for you, you can fix this problem simply by modifying your registry. The process is simpler than it seems, and you should be able to do it by following our instructions closely. So without further ado, let’s get started.
How to solve various issues with Microsoft Money in Windows 10?
According to the reports, in Windows 10 registry value for Internet Explorer is not supported by Money Plus, and therefore it checks the system for a default version of Internet Explorer, in this case Internet Explorer 6 in order to run. It’s a minor registry bug, but it can be fixed easily.
Change the registry values for Internet Explorer
- In the Search box in Windows 10 type regedit, and when the application appears right click it and choose Run as administrator.
- On the left side you need to navigate to:
if you’re on 64-bit version of Windows.
(If you’re using 32-bit version go to:
- In the right pane you need to find Version registry value
Modify its value from 9.11.10240.16384 to 9.11.10240.1638.
- After doing that, close the Registry Editor.
That’s it, just save the changes and you’re good to go. As you can see this is just a minor registry error, and by changing it Microsoft Money Plus should be working without any problems on Windows 10 now.
If you have any other Windows 10-related issues you can check for the solution in our Windows 10 Fix section. If you found our solution helpful, feel free to let us know in the comments section below.
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in August 2015 and has been since updated for freshness, and accuracy.