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Macro does not work in the Quicken password field.

I created a Macro for the Quicken program with a Hot Key activation. When I place the cursor in the Quicken password field and depress the Hot Key Macro Express does not enter the password.

There are some programs that, due to security, refuse to let a program like Macro Express type anything into their password fields. When the password dialog is displayed in Quicken or Quickbooks no hotkey or shortkey activated macros function, even if the password window does not have focus.

Macro Express uses something called the Windows Hooks to send and receive keystrokes. Unfortunately, the Hooks are also used by malware programs called keyloggers. Any program can block access to the Windows Hooks by other programs and often, to “improve security”, they do.

– Applies to: Macro Express and Macro Express Pro