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DISABLE CLIENT (UNTIL NEXT RESTART): To temporary disable Gizmo client, do the following: * Bring up the manager menu by pressing (CTRL+ALT+SHIFT+A) OR (CTRL+ALT+SHIFT+Ñ) on the client * Enter Manager Password (default: PASSWORD) * Select "DEAC...
After you install gizmo server, you have 2 options: * Install gizmo server as a windows service (preferred) * Run gizmo server as an app manually, using the desktop shortcut INSTALL & RUN GIZMO AS A SERVICE You can install Gizmo as a service at a...
NOTE: When backing up Gizmo Database in preparation of updating Gizmo server to a newer version, ALWAYS keep a copy of the Gizmo Server folder as well. You may need to restore your older Server installation in order for your DB backup to work! BUILT I...
Follow the steps mentioned below to connect a new Gizmo Manager installation to your Gizmo Server STEP 1: Click "CONFIGURE" button STEP 2: Click "+" to create a new connection. Enter a server nickname and server IP or Hostname. Save connection. STEP...
GIZMO IMPORTER TOOL Gizmo importer supports: * Gizmo v1 databases * Smartlaunch 4.1 databases and newer   Notes * You can choose to import one of the two databases or both at the same time. * Importing a Gizmo v1 database to an existing v2...
DOWNLOADING SQL SERVER This section guides you through downloading SQL Server Express from Microsoft's website. STEP 1: ACCESSING THE URL Browse to address https://www.microsoft.com/en-US/download/details.aspx?id=42299 [https://www.microsoft.com/en-...
DOWNLOADING SQL SERVER This section guides you through downloading SQL Server Express from Microsoft's website. STEP 1: ACCESSING THE URL Browse to address https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=55994 [https://www.microsoft.com/en-...
MANUAL CLIENT UPDATE: If, for some reason, a Gizmo client does not auto-update or fails during update procedure, do the following to manually update it: * Using Gizmo Manager, disable Client Auto Update (Tools → _Configure → Server → Misc → Automati...
If you are moving Gizmo server from one server to another, follow the procedure below: BACKUP THE OLD SERVER * Backup Gizmo Database http://tinyurl.com/y8gcgnxx [http://tinyurl.com/y8gcgnxx] * Backup Gizmo Configuration file (default location: "C:...
Follow the steps mentioned below to restore a database from a backup file. STEP 1: Open your MS SQL Server Management Studio and connect to your database. STEP 2: RIGHT-CLICK DATABASE >> RESTORE DATABASE: STEP 3: The "RESTORE DATABASE" window will d...
If you are importing a Smartlaunch 4.x or a Gizmo v1 Database, make sure you run the Gizmo Importer Tool [http://support.gizmopowered.net/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/71/26/how-to-import-users--financial-data-from-smartlaunch] first STEP 1: Run...
BEFORE PROCEEDING TO UPDATE GIZMO, WE STRONGLY ADVISE YOU TO PERFORM A BACKUP OF YOUR DATABASE (INSTRUCTIONS HERE [HTTP://SUPPORT.GIZMOPOWERED.NET/INDEX.PHP?/KNOWLEDGEBASE/ARTICLE/VIEW/68/0/HOW-TO-MANUALLY-BACKUP-GIZMO-DATABASE-MS-SQL]) SERVER UPDATE: ...