Home
Pcounter
Pcounter Station
Qcontrol
Awesome Popup
Free Software
Support
Download
Order online
Contact

 

Upgrading from previous versions of Pcounter


Upgrading Pcounter for NetWare (Queues)

  • After downloading, run SETUP.  This will overwrite your existing program files and icons.
  • Run Pcontrol, Network View.
  • (NDS Pcounter.NLM)  Find your server in the NDS tree, right-click, and select Pcounter, Configuration.
  • (Bindery Pcount3x.NLM)  Find your server in the NetWare Servers list, right-click, and select Pcounter, Configuration.
  • On the NLM Status page, press Install server files.
  • Restart Pcounter.NLM.
  • Generally, newer versions of server software are backward-compatible with older versions of PPopup, so it is not necessary to update PPopup.exe. However, if the upgrade is intended to address any PPopup issues or new PPopup features, then PPopup.exe should be updated on client workstations.


Upgrading Pcounter for NetWare (NDPS)

  • After downloading, run SETUP.  This will overwrite your existing program files and icons.
  • Run Pcontrol, Network View.
  • Find the NDPS Manager in the NDS tree, right-click, and select Pcounter, Configuration.
  • On the Global Settings page, select Install server files.
  • Either restart NDPSM.NLM, or else shutdown all Pcounter printer agents and start them up again.
  • Generally, newer versions of server software are backward-compatible with older versions of PPopup, so it is not necessary to update PPopup.exe. However, if the upgrade is intended to address any PPopup issues or new PPopup features, then PPopup.exe should be updated on client workstations.


Upgrading PCounter for Windows

  • After downloading, run SETUP.  This will overwrite your existing program files and icons; however, this will not affect printing.  To update the server components, please continue below.
  • Run Pcontrol, Network View.
  • Find your server in the domain/workgroup, right-click, and select Pcounter, Configuration.
  • (Print Server) On the Services/Ports tab:
    • Stop the Pcounter Printer Control Service.
    • Update the Ports.
    • Update the Pcounter Printer Control Service.
    • Start the Pcounter Printer Control Service.
  • (Data Server) On the Services/Ports tab:
    • Stop the Pcounter Data Server Service.
    • Update the Pcounter Data Server Service.
    • Start the Pcounter Data Server Service.
  • See also: "User-mapped section open" error when updating Pcounter services
  • Generally, newer versions of server software are backward-compatible with older versions of PPopup, so it is not necessary to update PPopup.exe. However, if the upgrade is intended to address any PPopup issues or new PPopup features, then PPopup.exe should be updated on client workstations.

Back to support page