#GPPT Stopping the subscription expiry warning message


David Meego - Click for blog homepageThe first build of GP Power Tools (Build 20) was released at the start of August 2015 and so we are now into the second year of its release.

This means that the early adopters of GP Power Tools are approaching their subscription expiry dates and some customers are now receiving warning messages about their subscription.

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Using Forums Effectively by Jen Kuntz


David Meego - Click for blog homepageForums are fantastic. They provide a free community based support platform with contributions from a wide range of users and professionals.

Many Microsoft employees, Microsoft MVPs (Most Valuable Professionals), GPUG All Stars and experienced users donate their time to help the community. There only reward being thanked and having their responses marked as answers.

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Handy Developer and Administrator Tools


David Meego - Click for blog homepageI want to make everyone’s life easier.

I should clarify that this is life in respect to my work life. As a Developer, IT Professional and Microsoft Dynamics GP Consultant I love anything that makes my job easier.

That’s why I created GP Power Tools (formerly the Support Debugging Tool) in the first place.

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PSA: The No More Ransom! Project


David Meego - Click for blog homepageFollowing on my previous Public Service Announcements (PSA) about scammers and user credential hacks, today I have one on ransomware.

A while back, I posted a warning about Backups and Cloud Storage and how ransomware and in particular crypto viruses could destroy your cloud backed up files if they are automatically synchronised with your local files.

You are still safest to have a back up on a drive or system that is not always connected, and avoid getting ransomware on your system.

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Friday Funny: How to play Pokémon GO on Windows and WIN


David Meego - Click for blog homepageUnless you have been hiding under a rock somewhere, you would have heard about Pokémon GO.

Pokémon GO is an Augmented Reality (AR) game for Android and Apple devices that brings the world of Pokémon (made famous by the Nintendo games) into the real world. The game has had both positive and negative feedback in the mass media, but primarily has been responsible for getting many people out and about walking around, getting fit and interacting with others.

But if you don’t own an Android or Apple device, you have been unable to join the fun…. or have you?

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