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update account record type


i create two account record type  A & B and i need to set all old accounts as an A records

i taked the id of record A and exported all old accounts and update the recordtypeID.

but one time , i update records with dataloader  , i find that the records are not updated

i try in second time to make a workflow without success!!

is there an other solution???


Best Answer chosen by Admin (Salesforce Developers) 

You should be using the data loader and doing a "Update"


You need only 2 columns:


1 Account ID and 2 RecordType ID


Then check your sucess/failure logs to determine why they are not updating.