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Topics related to the initial installation of or upgrade of WinSPC
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  1. questionWhat are the hardware requirements for WinSPC?
    WinSPC Database Server WinSPC requires a back-end database to store configuration information and production data collected by WinSPC. Please refer to any hardware recommendations and minimums provided by the maker of the database server you will employ in your WinSPC deployment. For best perfo ...

  2. questionHow do I activate my WinSPC licenses?
    To activate your WinSPC licenses, you will need to do the following: Run WinSPC on any computer and login as the admin user. Select "Tools" > "License Manager" from the drop down menu at the top of the screen. This will cause the "License Manager" dialog box to appear. You will need to kee ...

  3. questionWhat are the recommended operating systems and database servers for WinSPC?
    The information below represents a list of recommended operating systems and database servers for WinSPC 9.0. Other versions of WinSPC may have different recommended platforms and you will want to refer to your "Installation and Configuration Guide" for the recommended platforms for your specifi ...

  4. questionHow do I install WinSPC?
    To install WinSPC, you should follow the instructions detailed in the "Installation and Configuration Guide" that comes with your WinSPC installation media (CD or download). This guide will take you step by step through the configuration of the WinSPC database as well as the installation of the ...

  5. questionHow do I move (or migrate) my WinSPC database to different server?
    WinSPC has a built-in utility to migrate a WinSPC database from one database server to another. The migration utility will copy the data to the new database, enter a notation into the old database indicating a migration has been done, and update the WinSPC.ini file in the remote directory so t ...

  6. questionWhat is the WinSPC Remote Directory, and where do I find it?
    What is the WinSPC Remote Directory? In most WinSPC installations, the WinSPC Remote Directory (sometimes called the Network Directory) is a shared folder on your network that is accessible to all your WinSPC clients. It is one of the three required components of any WinSPC installation, includi ...

  7. questionRunning the WinSPCSecurity program
    This article details how to run WinSPCSecurity to grant permissions to users or user groups for the local Windows workstation. The WinSPCSecurity program will set the minimum permission required to run WinSPC. This program should be used if the WinSPC operator does not have local administration ...

  8. questionWhat is the station status tool and what does it do?
    The Station Status tool in WinSPC's Administrator window can be found under 'Tools' -->'Station Status'. It serves 2 purposes: 1) To list every station and corresponding station name that has ever logged into WinSPC. 2) Show the version of WinSPC each stations most recently used. WinSPC requi ...

  9. questionWhat is Change Server Login and how do I use it?
    Introduction During the initial setup and installation of WinSPC, a database user is created so that the WinSPC client can communicate with its backend database. By default this user is recomended to be named 'JOHNDOE', per Phase 1 in the WinSPC Installation & Configuration Guide. Alter ...

  10. questionTech Note: Installing (or upgrading to) WinSPC 8.0 on a Windows 2000 client machine
    If you are installing or upgrading to WinSPC 8.0 on a Windows 2000 client machine, it is recommended that you do the following: Download and install the latest Windows 2000 service pack and fixes from Windows Update. Download and install the latest version of MDAC (Microsoft Data Access Compone ...

  11. questionTech note: WinSPC compatibility with Microsoft SQL Server 2012
    Microsoft SQL Server 2012 has recently been released by Microsoft (March/April 2012). Microsoft SQL Server 2012 is not compatible with older versions of WinSPC. Only WinSPC 8.0.0 or later will be able to use SQL Server 2012 as a back-end database, due to Microsoft removing the "SQL Server 2000 ...

  12. questionHow do I upgrade WinSPC?
    To upgrade your WinSPC system, you should refer to the "Upgrade Instructions" that comes with your WinSPC installation media (download or CD). These instructions will take you step by step through the upgrade process. In general, the WinSPC upgrade process consists of the following steps: Taki ...

  13. questionHow do I install SQL Server Express 2005 or 2008 for use with WinSPC?
    You can download a pdf that contains step by step instructions for installing SQL Server Express for use with WinSPC here: SQL Server Express 2005 SQL Server Express 2008


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