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'Unable to Connect to Database' message?   Click Here



Database Connection

Activation Code

Moving Data

Error When Backing Up

Importing from 2005 or 2007

First Thing To Check

This video tutorial shows the first thing to check when you see a 'Database Not Connected' message after launching the Church BookKeeper application.

2nd Thing To Check

This video tutorial shows the next thing to check when you see a 'Database Not Connected' message (especially if the 'SQL Server (MPC)' service cannot be found)

Final Thing To Check

This video tutorial shows the final thing to check (especially if "login failed for user sa")

 

Not Prompted for Activation Code

This video tutorial shows how to resolve an issue with not being prompted for the activation code after you've installed the Church BookKeeper app

 

Backing Up, Restoring and Moving Data

This video tutorial shows how to back up your Church BookKeeper data, how to restore the data and how to move your data from one computer to another one.

 

Blocksize Error When Backing Up Data

This video tutorial shows how to modify the Church BookKeeper configuration file if you see an error message when you try to create a backup.

 

Importing Data from Version 2005 or 2007

This video tutorial shows the steps to move your BookKeeper 2005 or BookKeeper 2007 data to Church BookKeeper 3.1 (or newer).

 

Upgrade from version 3.1.0.5 to version 3.1.0.6   This download contains features like:

  • Automatically starts the app as an administrator to allow for the activation code to be prompted
  • Improvements to the Help File

 

It also contains previous updates that had the following changes:

  • Improvements for Backing Up and Restoring Data
  • Automatically starts the SQL database service if it is stopped
  • Adds ‘Memorial Funds’ and Memorial Fund Letters
  • Adds a ‘Memo’ prompt on the Record Contributions screen
  • Adds a ‘Tangible Benefit Amount’ prompt to the Record Contributions screen
  • Adds an option to exclude contributor info on the Category Report
  • Automatically prompts to backup the database when the application is closed
  • Adds a prompt for the second contributor’s last name
  • Adds a ‘minimum contribution’ threshold for generating the Contribution Letters

 

 

Note: This upgrade requires Church BookKeeper version 3.1.0.5 or newer (original 3.1.0.5 or higher installations - it will not install on older versions that have been upgraded to version 3.1.0.5)

 



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'Unable to Connect to Database' message?   Click Here

  How to set up your Dymo Label Printer    Click Here

  How to set up Bar Code scanning    Click Here

Database Connection Troubleshooting

Setting Up Multiple Workstations

Moving to Another Computer

First Thing To Check

This video tutorial shows the first thing to check when you see a 'Database Not Connected' message after launching the Child Check In application.

2nd Thing To Check

This video tutorial shows the next thing to check when you see a 'Database Not Connected' message (especially if the 'SQL Server (MPC)' service cannot be found)

Final Thing To Check

This video tutorial shows the final thing to check (especially if "login failed for user sa")

 

Sharing Data Between Multiple Check In Stations

This video tutorial shows how to connect multiple check in stations to a single shared database.

 

Backing Up, Restoring and Moving Data

This video tutorial shows how to back up your Child Check In data, how to restore the data and how to move your data from one computer to another one.

 

Upgrade from version 2.1.0.0 to 2.1.0.7   This download contains features like:

 

  • Increases compatibility with non-Dymo label printers (like Brother printers)
  • Corrects an issue with the family or worker not being selected in the list when their bar code is scanned

It also contains previous updates that had the following changes:

 

  • Increases the size of the check boxes on the Main Screen (for better compatibility with touch screens)
  • Automatically starts the SQL database service if it is stopped
  • Adds a 'Refresh' link to reload the lists of families, children or workers (that may have been modified at another workstation)
  • Prompts for enabling SSL on the E-mail Setup screen
  • Disables the 'Take Photo' button until the web camera is fully initialized
  • Ability to select local printers when using a shared database
  • Better compatibility with different models of bar code scanners
  • Corrects an issue with workers not getting checked in when the worker's bar code is scanned
  • Allows bar codes to be 10 characters rather than limited to 5 characters (for better compatibility with key tags)
  • Allows worker ids to contain letters as well as numbers (for better compatibility with key tags)

 

Note: This upgrade requires Child Check In version 2.1.0.0 or greater

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Troubleshooting - Testing Your Microphone

 

If you are unable to record your spelling words, this document shows you how to test your microphone in Windows.  (If your microphone works in Windows then it will work in the My Spelling Bee application.)   Download Document

 

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No Known Issues

 

 



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