From the online services policy in the "help.. about":
You will be able to use the Online Services in MicrosoftMoney 2004 Deluxe,
Premium, and Small Business for a period of three (3) years from
installation of the product or until September 1, 2007 (whichever is
I think this is pretty clear on when the premium version expires -- I
installed April 2005, when I got a new machine. So, the expiration should be
Sep 1, 2007 and not anytime earlier. It says "installation of the product"
and not manufacturing date, and this is the EULA I agreed to.
The only thing I can think of, is if the date is the actual date of the
money file (I had the software on my old PC, and I installed the software
sometime 2004. Even in that case, the software should have expired sometime
To me, this seems to be a bug that Microsoft should resolve.
>> It happened because it has expired money software is only good for 2-3
>> from the orginal manufacturing date not from when you install it on your
>> computer this would have been on the orginal licence agreement that was
>> accepted during setup and while setting up your file for the first time.
>> They stoped support and online services followed not to long after
>> 10.10.06 for more information take a look at
>>> Hello all,
>>> I have been using Money Premium 2004 for a year or so on my new PC.
>>> Today, the "Online services" stopped working and the message said
>>> something about "Online services have expired." After talking to my bank,
>>> I realized that it was indeed MS Money online services that had expired.
>>> However, per the license, the services expire Sep 1, 2007 or 3 years
>>> after installation, whichever is earlier. I talked to MS support, but
>>> they said they don't support the software anymore. Anyone (MVPs,
>>> especially) have any ideas as to why this would happen, and if there is a
>>> Thank you!
>>> Manohar Kamath