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How do I upgrade Fincon Accounting?

Overview

This article explains how to upgrade Fincon Accounting.

Step-by-step Guide

Important

No users can be logged into Fincon Accounting for the duration of the upgrade.

  1. Make a backup of your Fincon Accounting data.
    Unsure of how to do this?

    If you are unsure of how to create a backup of your data, consult this article.

  2. Download the Fincon Accounting installation files.
    Unsure of how to do this?

    If you are unsure of how to download the installation files, consult this article.

  3. Install the Fincon Accounting server application on the server computer.
    Unsure of how to do this?

    If you are unsure of how to install the Fincon Accounting server application, consult this article.

  4. Install the Fincon Accounting client application on the server computer.
    Unsure of how to do this?

    If you are unsure of how to install the Fincon Accounting client application, consult this article.

  5. Run the Fincon Accounting application.
  6. Click the Next button to start the upgrade.
  7. Wait for the upgrade to run.
  8. Check that a confirmation window has appeared with the following message: The upgrade completed successfully.
  9. Click the OK button.
  10. Install the Fincon Accounting client application on the workstation computers.
    Unsure of how to do this?

    If you are unsure of how to install the Fincon Accounting client application, consult this article.

Hint

Steps 6 and 10 can be done simultaneously. If you’re going to do this, ensure that you stop after installing Fincon Accounting on the workstation. That is to say, don’t open Fincon Accounting until after the upgrade is done.

Did something unexpected happen?

If you experience an error, or if anything is unclear while following these steps, please send a screenshot to support@fincon.co.za so that this article can be updated and we can assist you with your problem.

Updated on 18th Mar 2019

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