Peachtree conversion

I am working with a new client that has their accounting data in Peachtree. According to the QB help menu, in order for me to convert this to QB, I will need Peachtree software and the whole data file on my computer, not just a backup copy of their data from Peachtree.Does anyone have a way around this? I really don't want to purchase a copy of Peachtree for this conversion. I should point out that the person who was handling my clients books is not going to be too cooperative in giving up their software. They will however burn a disk with the backup.Thanks for your help.

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Your client should be able to send you the entire Peachtree file instead of making you a backup. Or you can do the conversion at the client's office.

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