24 Dec 2015
The following steps explain how to create a new user on a Windows 7 operating system: Press Start, right hand mouse click on Computer and click on Manage. You will then be presented…
6 Aug 2013
Capita make strong recommendations about the hardware specification of the hardware to run SIMS Workstations of Minimum System Requirements specification would be recommended for occasional use and are likely to be less…
13 Dec 2011
A dedicated admin server will be a physical server as opposed to a workstation or desktop machine. It will be running a Microsoft Server Operating System (2003, 2008 etc) If you have…
If you are considering upgrading any existing machines to Windows 7 Scomis recommend running the Microsoft Upgrade Advisor which can be found here – http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=20. This utility will advise as to whether…
The easiet way to identify what version of Windows you have installed is to check the Start Button on the bottom left of your desktop screen.   Windows XP Start icon - Please note…
21 Feb 2011
How to add the mapped drives required for SIMS & FMS to an admin workstation and/or fileserver.   Left click on "Start" Select Computer in "Start menu" Left click on Map network…
9 Feb 2011
Changing file viewing options in Windows7 How to check that hidden files and folders, along with known file extensions, are displayed. Right Click on Start and open the Windows Explorer Press the…
The UAC – or User Access Control - is a feature of Windows 7 to help protect you against Malware. It can be disabled, but this is a potential security risk, and…
Windows Firewall must be disabled on the Main Admin PC (Server) for Sims & FMS to work, and on workstations to allow remote access. Start > Control Panel Select ‘View by Large…