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Preparing for a Busy Weekend!

Preparing for a Busy Weekend! This is a big weekend coming up and you can best prepare your system to perform as well as possible by doing a few of simple things: 1. Reboot all the computers and let them run any pending updates. 2. Run a FULL SET Reindex. 3. Reboot all the PAX units — to do this you just unplug them, count to 20 and plug them back in.  Like any electronic device they do better with an occasional reboot and will run a bit faster. 4.  Make… Read more Preparing for a Busy Weekend!

Keep those PAX units CLEAN!!!

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 Mouse under Win10

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

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?

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?