Important Things to Do
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To avoid Data loss and slow access to data files on Networks and Singe User System
XP - Windows7 - Window8
Be sure User Access Control is Turned OFF - Click Start > Help and Support and type Turn Off User access Control in the search
box for instuctions on how to turn it off. Windows7/8
Run the ISAM utilites program in Processing > File > File Utilities > ISAM Registry Settings. You have to be logged in as Administrator to
change the settings. Do this for ALL Computers. Be Sure all setting say "OK, Wil Not Change". Reboot Computers after Change,
Be sure the TGPFILES folder is put in the Exceptions List of your AntiVirus Program
DO NOT use Microsoft Essentials AntiVirus Programs
Run MSCONFIG from the Run Box
DO NOT use Google Updater. If you see Google Updater or anything having to do with Google Update
in Processes or Services, DISABLE it IMMEDIATELY
ATI Catalyst Control Center (CCC.EXE) will definetly cause problems with Garage Partner
To fix Click Start > Run > MSConfig and checking the Startup tab for a program called StartCCC.exe or Catalist Control Center and
Uncheck the Startup Item Box. You will need to look around.
Google Chrome has been known to step on Garage Partner Memory space. It is recommended that
you DO NOT use Google Chrome.
Be sure to Turn OFF write Caching. See more here Turn of Write Cache
Always run Garage Partner Programs as Administrator to avoid other permission problems. Change
Shortcuts to reflect this. See Set Shortcut Permissions for more. Do this for ALL shortcuts
Be sure to click the button - Change Settings for ALL users
Networked or Single User Computers, be sure set permissions for anyone using Garage Partner
Setting Permissions for Auto Updates:
You may also have to set the permissions to Administrator on AutoNet.EXE
located in your TGPFILES folder on each computer including the Server.
Locate the AutoNet.EXE file. Highlight and Right Click on the AutoNet.EXE file and
Select Properties from the List.
Click on the Compatibility TAB and Check the "Run as Administrator" Box. Then Click
on the Change Setting for All Users Button.
Check the "Run This Program as an Administrator" Box
Then Click Apply > Ok > Apply > Ok/
If your are using a Local Area Network to tie in your computers and someone has
installed a Wireless network, take them out back and shoot them and install a
wired network between your computers. Wireless is fine for home computing, but
does not lend itself well to business computing.