How to perform a clean installation of PayPunch?

What is clean install?

A clean install is a software installation in which any previous version is eradicated. The alternative to a clean install is an upgrade, in which elements of a previous version remain.

http://searchitchannel.techtarget.com/definition/clean-install

Please refer to the following steps for proper installation procedure:

1. Start PayPunch and login as administrator.

2. Open Tools > UBD options.

3. Stop and then uninstall the UBD Service.

4. Locate PayPunch database (xscommon.mdb file).

5. Backup your database file in a secure location.

6. Exit PayPunch.

7. Go to Start menu->All Programs->Xpress Software->PayPunch and select Uninstall PayPunch.

8. Reboot computer if asked to do so.

9. Rename folders in bold.

Win XP

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Xpress Software\PayPunch

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Xpress Software\Universal Biometric Driver

C:\Program Files*\Xpress Software\PayPunch

C:\Program Files*\Xpress Software\Universal Biometric Driver

Win Vista, 7, 8.1

C:\ProgramData\Xpress Software\PayPunch

C:\ProgramData\Xpress Software\Universal Biometric Driver

C:\Program Files*\Xpress Software\PayPunch

C:\Program Files*\Xpress Software\Universal Biometric Driver

* Program Files(x86) in 64bit Operating Systems.

10. Download your version of the software.

11. Launch the installation file.

12. Put check marks for PayPunch and Universal Biometric driver.

13. When choosing database, use Create New Database.create_new_database

14. Finish the installation.

15. Run PayPunch. Register the software and create new supervisor.

create_user

15. If the software is working well, change database path. Go to Tools and select Database. Change the path and point to your original database.

16. Restart PayPunch and you should have all data back at this point.

17. To ensure that the license file was properly installed, go to Help menu and check About form.

Topics: Time and attendance software installation, PayPunch, Biometric Time and Attendance, Fingerprint System, Time Tracking System, Employee Management and etc.

Office Closure for Canada Day 2015

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Dear Valued Customers,

Please be advised that our office will be closed for Canada Day on Wednesday, July 1st, 2015. The office will reopen on Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 at 8 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

For any inquiries during the office closure, please send us a message through email to support@xssoftware.com.

topics: Canada Day, Canada Day 2015, Announcement and etc.

How to Backup Advanced ID Creator Database?

Advanced ID Creator database (Database Name: data.aid) contains information about templates and employee records. It is very important to make backups of the database regularly.

To locate the database, open Advanced ID Creator software, go to Options menu and select Data. As shown in the picture below, path to current database is displayed.database_path

Select Save a copy of the database to save the backup file in a secure location.

Default Path to AIDC database

Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Xpress Software\Advanced ID Creator\database

Windows Vista, 7, 8.1: C:\ProgramData\Xpress Software\Advanced ID Creator\database

For more information, please send us an email to support@advancedidcreator.com.

Topics: Advanced ID Creator, ID Creator Software, Create ID, ID Card Template, ID Card Design, ID Software, ID Maker, Free ID Software,  Photo ID Maker, identification card and etc.

PayPunch 10: Easy Export

Total Working Hours and Detailed Working Hours can now be easily exported with few clicks.

Easy_Export

Easy_Export_Report

Select the columns to export and then save the report in your preferred format.

Any Questions? Please contact our support team to learn more.

Topics: time card, employee time card export, time and attendance data export, integration with payroll, time tracking solution, working hours, fingerprint software and etc.

PayPunch 10: Updated Export Editor

Integrating PayPunch with your existing Payroll software has become even easier with additional options added to Export Editor.

New options include: Actual In Hours, Actual Out Hours, Account Code, Account Name, Account Hours, Job Code, Job Name, Job Code Hours, Exception Hours, Exception Code, Exception Name, and more…

Template_Editor

Please follow us on twitter for most up to date release information: @Xpress Software

Topics: integrated TimeAttendance software, integrate with payroll, time and attendance software, quickbooks integration, adp integration, AccPac, customizable timesheet and etc.

PayPunch 10: Updated Email Option

  • Extended Settings for SMTP Server: email notification settings now have option for choosing SSL for SMTP server.
  • One Step Installation: Email Service is now installed during installation. Email is automatically started when Email Notification is enabled.

Email_OptionWe continuously improve our software. Share your thoughts with us by sending us your comments or questions to support@paypunch.com.

Topics: time and attendance software, time and attendance solution, biometric time tracking solution, affordable time tracking solution, affordable time and attendance system and etc. 

PayPunch 10 Final Testing Stages

Xpress Software is delighted to announce that PayPunch 10 is now in its final testing stages! With additional functionality and improved stability & performance, our software takes another solid step towards perfection! In the next few days we will introduce the new features one by one. Please follow us on twitter for most up to date release information: @Xpress Software

  • UBD 7 (new)
  • Email Option (updated)
  • Job Code (new)
  • Account Number (new)
  • Additional Report (new)
  • Custom Report Editor (updated)
  • Export Editor (updated)
  • Employee Profile (updated)

Plus More…

Topics: PayPunch 10, PayPunch Upgrade, time and attendance software, time and attendance solution, biometric time and attendance software, biometrics, time clock, biometric time clock…

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