To those having Wells Fargo import problems

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LarryW

29 Aug, 2018 09:43 PM

I downloaded a Quicken qfx file from Wells Fargo for my Visa account and when I tried to import into MD I received an error message about end of file, etc. I tried importing into other programs and while the did import they added payments to total amount due.

There are several posts about this issue already.

I called Wells Fargo (USA) and talked to the Quicken department. She told me that they are aware the download files are not in correct format They did a system update today and so all download files will contain the same errors. They are working on fix but didn't have an estimated date/time when it would be fixed.

Thought I'd pass it on....

Larry (not employee, only another user of MD)

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  1. 31 Posted by LarryW on 10 Sep, 2018 08:13 PM

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    I imported a WF qfx for my credit card without any problems Friday and today. I'm running MD build 1696.

    I looked at today's download and WF still hasn't made changes to the format. Either they haven't fixed it or Quicken now accepts this format (can you spell collusion?) and other programs that require the old format will need to change.

    Moneydance to the rescue - thank you developers!

    I've complained to my contact at the bank that not only have they a bug which they acknowledge but that there is no warning on their site of a problem. Seems good customer relations require it.

  2. 32 Posted by kking18474 on 13 Sep, 2018 09:14 PM

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    I talked to WF yesterday, the agent I spoke with said that the download issue is not resolved for all of their customers, lucky me. ETA for resolution is Friday 9/14/18.

  3. 33 Posted by Disc Guy on 15 Sep, 2018 06:39 PM

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    Fckn banks...................
    Its Sept.15 2018 Wells Fargo still hasn't fixed it yet some helpful sole can whip up an 80 line python script to fix it. Probably took him all of 2 or 3 hours.

  4. 34 Posted by Disc Guy on 15 Sep, 2018 07:36 PM

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    PS Script works great!
    Thanks hleofxquotes

  5. 35 Posted by hleofxquotes on 15 Sep, 2018 09:41 PM

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    You are welcome.

    FYI, recent version of Moneydance can handle the malformed QFX file also.

  6. 36 Posted by kking18474 on 15 Sep, 2018 09:44 PM

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    Wells Fargo finally started putting transactions back into my file today. Thanks to all who have worked on t his.

  7. 37 Posted by Roger Robot on 18 Sep, 2018 07:41 PM

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    A similar problem occurs when trying to import Wells Fargo QFX files into GnuCash.

    How much do we need to charge the banks for causing these problems?

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