Sage Payroll “No Updates Were Installed” Error

Occasionally, you may find that the Sage Payroll “Software Update” routine continue prompt for an update that has been installed previously. After hitting “Install Now”, you get a further notification that “No Updates Were Installed”. - - This is infuriating, but simple enough to resolve. Delete the “softwareupdates.dat” file from within the “C:\ProgramData\Sage\SBD Software Updates” … Continue reading Sage Payroll “No Updates Were Installed” Error

DFS Fileshare and Microsoft Office Protected Mode

We recently switched to using DFS for our Fileshares, but quickly ran into a problem with Microsoft Office Documents opening up in "Protected Mode". The reason given was that Word and Excel believed the files originated from the Internet, and therefore was warning users each time they opened a document from the DFS Share. I … Continue reading DFS Fileshare and Microsoft Office Protected Mode

Re-cycling an SBS 2008 SSL Certificate on a WatchGuard Firewall

I recently rolled out the SSL VPN feature on my WatchGuard M200 Firebox. This will replace the SBS 2008 PPTP VPN for Mobile Users. PPTP is no longer regarded as secure. The SSL VPN itself works fine, but the SSL Certificate is "self generated" by the Firebox, so users receive a security warning when they … Continue reading Re-cycling an SBS 2008 SSL Certificate on a WatchGuard Firewall