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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 OPTION 1: INSTALL & RUN GIZMO AS A SERVICE You can install Gizmo as a se...
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: ...