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Windows / IIS disappears after upgrade from Windows 7/8 to 10
« on: January 15, 2016, 01:43:32 pm »
Following the update to Windows 10 the local web server doesn't work any more.

127.0.0.1 or localhost brings up a 503 page in IE.

The cure is to go into Control Panel then Features. Completely remove IIS and restart. Go back and re-enable IIS.

Norman
 ;)

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Windows / Internet Explorer - end of life
« on: January 12, 2016, 06:54:51 pm »
All versions of Internet Explorer up to and including 10 are officially discontinued today. 12/01/2016

Upgrade your browser NOW!

Norman
 ;)

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Other software / TPN Link and Dynamic TPN Import - no longer available
« on: January 08, 2016, 11:23:11 am »
We have discontinued the sale of these products. No-one has purchased either the programs or associated support in the last two years although we are aware of installations of these programs by third parties without our knowledge or approval.

Repeated changes by TPN with their systems mean that it is not cost-effective to keep them up to date unless we sell large numbers of copies.

The programs may be rewritten to deal with other parcel or pallet systems instead.

PLEASE NOTE: THESE PROGRAMS SHOULD HAVE ONLY EVER COME FROM US AND NEVER FROM A THIRD PARTY.

Norman
 :(

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Linux / Bug in Grub2 which compromises security on Login
« on: January 07, 2016, 02:38:53 pm »
The Grub2 bootloader from versions 1.98 to 2.02 has a bug which allows access to the system without a proper login.

At the login prompt simply press the backspace key 28 times and it allows access. Something to do with buffer overflow.

The fault has existed from December 2009 to December 2015 and is in the bootloader only. It can only occur if keyed in directly.

Norman
 ;)


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Loadmaster / Emailing invoices
« on: January 06, 2016, 01:26:01 pm »
To email invoices to more than one person simply add a semi-colon after the first address on their account and then type in another.

So if I had -

fred@zipzap.co.uk

I could add Joe by -

fred@zipzap.co.uk;joe@zipzap.co.uk

Norman
 :)

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Cybersecurity / HSBC issues 06/01/2016
« on: January 06, 2016, 01:24:39 pm »
Many HSBC account holders are unable to log into their accounts over the last few days.

This does not appear to be an attack of any kind and more of a technical 'glitch'.

Norman
 ;)

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Miscellaneous / The Cloud
« on: January 06, 2016, 01:22:13 pm »
I saw this on a T shirt. A Linux geek of course.

"The Cloud is just somebody else's computer."

Norman
 ;)


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Sameday Express / Emailing invoices
« on: January 06, 2016, 09:49:42 am »
To email invoices to more than one person simply add a semi-colon after the first address on their account and then type in another.

So if I had -

fred@zipzap.co.uk

I could add Joe by -

fred@zipzap.co.uk;joe@zipzap.co.uk

Norman
 ;)

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General discussions / Use of this Board - warning on misuse
« on: December 18, 2015, 01:07:41 pm »
The membership of anyone placing links to malicious sites on this board will be immediately terminated. Any links to sites which include pornography will be reported to the appropriate authorities.

We encourage sensible use for the benefit of the membership and in particular those who are customers or potential customers.

Particular attention will be given to use from countries outside the UK and will be investigated on a daily basis.

Norman  :(



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Miscellaneous / Help during the Christmas period 2015
« on: December 17, 2015, 10:02:31 pm »
We may not be in the office over the Christmas period at times.

The easiest way to get help is to email support@zipzap.eu but it will have a quicker response if you have an up-to-date support contract.

Norman  ;)

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Loadmaster / What is the latest version?
« on: December 17, 2015, 09:50:42 pm »
Easy. Go to Help in the program and look for the option on the menu.

You will be told what the current version is, when it was altered and what changes have been made.

Norman  ;)

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