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…
10 Sep 2013
When looking in the Devices and Printers section of the Control Panel (or from the Start Menu) the page takes a long time to load and shows 0 items. A common fix…
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…
To check if your server can upgrade to Windows Server 2008 please check your machines specifications against the minimum specifications required by Microsoft. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsserver/cc196364 To check you machine’s specification: right click on…
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…
22 Feb 2011
The standard Scomis admin server has two shares on it: Whole and Public. These should be mapped to from all admin machines. Whole is mapped as drive F: and only administrators should…
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…
If a device in your PC is not working correctly then checking its status in Device Manager will highlight any potential physical hardware or configuration issues. Click on Start and then Control…
17 Jun 2010
Currently Support for SIMS .net and FMS on the 64Bit Windows Platform is limited. It is possible to run FMS on a 64Bit Windows operating System by ensuring that the SIMS\Setups folder…
Currently scomis will offer support for SIMS .net and FMS on Windows 7 both 32bit and 64bit. However Windows 7 64bit will have limited support, as some applications were never written for this operating system.…