Keep those PAX units CLEAN!! I got the following message from the folks at PAX and thought it might be something useful for you! While the unit in the pictures is slightly different than the PAX S300 you all use, it is still relevant and I had not actually thought about cleaning the card swipe and chip reader as folks handle their cards all the time. And, of course, you can buy what you need to clean the Card Swipes and Chip Readers from Amazon — here! Stay well!
Scrolling with the Mouse under Windows 10: If you find yourself unable to scroll the LiquorPOS product list using the wheel on your mouse after updating to a Windows 10 computer, don’t worry, it is easy to fix! First, in the ‘Type here to search window’ next to the Windows button, begin typing Settings. When the following window pops up, select Settings. Next click on Devices. And then select Mouse. Here you are going to make sure the settings are as above. You want to tell it to scroll 5… Read more Scrolling Mouse under Win10 →
Updating to Windows 10 If you are frustrated by the Microsoft insistence you upgrade all your computers to Windows 10 by January 14, 2020, you are not alone! There are a lot of fairly new Windows 7 machines out there running just fine and I am a strong believer in if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. However, given that no one at Microsoft is likely to pay any attention to what I think, I have some thoughts and recommendations I hope will help you make decisions best for your… Read more Updating to Windows 10 →
Is Your LiquorPOS System Ready for 2018 Credit Card Changes? June 30, 2018 is the deadline for retailers to become compliant with the latest compliance standards. Some processors have shutdown the older TLS connections already but those who have left that open will indeed have to shut it down by the end of June. This may or may not affect you, so I’ve tried to summarize what you might need to do to be ready. The basics: WHAT IS TLS ANYWAY? TLS is an acronym for “Transport Layer Security,” which… Read more Is Your LiquorPOS System Ready for 2018 Credit Card Changes? →
You Have Choices When It Comes to Credit Card Processing! Back in the days when I was Merchant Software Corporation and developing LiquorPOS®, my overriding philosophy was to provide ‘our’ stores with as unlimited a choice regarding their credit card processing as we could manage. Over the years, our interfaces to ICVerify® and PCCharge® (may they rest in peace) provided those choices. We felt the small business owners who made up 100% of our customers, deserved the opportunity to make their own decisions about what was best for their business. … Read more It’s All About Choices! →
Addressing Slowness on a Win8 or Win10 Network One of the strengths of LiquorPOS® has always been the speed it maintains at the point of sale. Other functions throughout the… Read more Addressing Slowness Under Win8/10 →
POSAdvisors Offers Remote Access, Multi-Site and a Host of New Features and Reports for LiquorPOS® Users Marshall, VA – October 17, 2017 – Imagine being able to watch over your Liquor Store from your cell phone! POSAdvisors LLC is pleased to announce the release of EncorePOS™ – a custom reporting tool specifically designed to add functionality to the well-known point-of-sale package for beverage retailers, LiquorPOS®. In particular, the ability to access current store information from the user’s cell phone is an exciting and long-awaited feature! Utilizing state-of-the-art security techniques, Today’s… Read more Press Release →
June 13, 2017 Just in case you have not been contacted by your credit card processor or point-of-sale provider, I thought I’d let you know that beginning July 1, 2017, MasterCard will introduce the credit cards that begin with the number 2 instead of just the 5 they’ve used for decades. You will want to be sure your POS Hardware and Software is ready for this, so if you have not already done so I’d suggest you reach out and find out if you need to make any changes. You… Read more New Mastercard 2-Series BINs **Be Prepared** →