Ultra Processor

Intel has unveiled the next generation of ultra-performance processors, its X-series range, which includes the new i9 core chips. Intel’s next-generation workstation CPUs will include a new model name, called Core i9. This forms the very top end of Intel's X-series of procesors, which was previously topped by a load of different Core i7s. Specifically, there are five new Intel Core i9 chips, all of which feature 10 or more cores, with the top-end i9-7980XE packing a ridiculous 18 cores &nd...

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Sage 200 Roadmap

Invoicing There is a new standalone invoicing module to enable customers to raise invoices without having to go through a Sales Order process first.   Nominal analysis Sage has added new analysis codes to allow you to customise to suit your needs. You now have the ability to store analysis codes on each nominal record to allow greater depth of analysis. Web based purchase requisition  Efficient, accurate purchase requisition entry via a supported browser, regardless of location. You ...

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'Windows 10 - How to check for updates'

Click Start and then click “Settings Icon”:     Click ‘Update and Security’     Click ‘Check for updates’ – If any pending updates have been applied, please click ‘restart now’ and then check for updates again once your machine has restarted.   If there are any issues at all please contact support: support@quintech.co.uk   or 01684 882702   ...

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'Windows 8 - How to check for updates'

Right click on the Windows 8 Start Button and select Control Panel..     Once in the Control Panel click on the Windows Update app..     Then click onto ‘Check for updates’..   Once that check has finished, click ‘Install updates’     You may need to reboot your computer once the updates are installed – please note that if you are prompted to reboot it IS necessary to do this in order for the updates to take effec...

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'Windows 7 – How to check for updates’

Click ‘Start’ and then click ‘Control Panel’:     Click ‘Windows Update’:       Click ‘Check for updates’ and once that check has finished, click ‘Install Updates’:       You may need to reboot your computer once the updates are installed – please note that if you are prompted to reboot it IS necessary to do this in order for the updates to take effect.   If there are...

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Cyber Attack Update

Users of Windows need to be aware of a new ransomware strain and take immediate measures to patch. Specifically, on May 12, 2017 a new strain of the Ransom.CryptXXX (WannaCry) strain of ransomware began spreading widely impacting a large number of organizations, particularly in Europe. Wcry is demanding a ransom of $300 to $600 in Bitcoin to be paid by May 15, or, in the event that deadline is missed, a higher fee by May 19. The messages left on the screen say files will remain encrypted. I...

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Security Manager - AV Defender

AV-Comparatives is an independent organization offering systematic testing that checks whether security software, such as antivirus products and mobile security solutions, lives up to its promises. Using one of the largest sample collections worldwide, it creates a real-world environment for truly accurate testing.  The chart below indicates that our managed AV product (powered by Bitdefender) had a 100% blocking success rate with only one false positive.   Isn't it about time ...

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Recruiting

Quintech are expanding our Support and Installations Department with the recruitment of a ERP Software Implementation and Support Assistant and a Junior IT Technician.  Both are full time positions and both are based in our Tewkesbury Offices. ERP Software Implementation and Support Assistant Working closely with the Sales Team to ensure a smooth transition from point of sale through to client go-live as well as ensuring all assigned ERP Application Software support queries are processed to...

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Sage 200 V2011 End of Life

As of November 1st, 2016, Sage 200 Version 2011 will enter a 12 month period of extended support. What does this mean for you? Sage will no longer provide: Hotfixes Service pack releases Patches And... As of October 31st, 2017, this product will no longer be supported in its entirety, this is known as 'End of life'. What does this mean for you? Sage will no longer provide: Hotfixes or Patches Technical support Developer support Additional licenses Legislative updates This doesn't mean the s...

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SageCover & Sage 200 Services

Important Notice From the 1st of January 2017 the price of Sage 200 services will be increasing by 5% for Sage 200 extra. This will impact contract renewals from the 1st of February 2017 This will affect the renewal of SageCover & Sage 200 Services for MMS/Sage 200/Sage Manufacturing Please note all customers will need to sign a new Customer Registration form upon renewal...

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