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Backing Up Your Database in WineWare

In an event of a hard drive failure or database corruption, you may lose your data. It is vital that you backup your database frequently.

 

Here is a step by step on how to backup your point of sale database.

 

STEP 1:

 

  • Select File located top left of the login screen.

 

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STEP 2:

 

  • Select Database Maintenance

 

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STEP 3:

 

  • Select Backup Database

 

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STEP 4:

 

  • Enter your password and cashier ID and select OK.
  • ATTENTION! - Please be sure to use a cashier ID with admin privileges (e.g. Cashier ID # 01).

 

 

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STEP 5:

 

  • When prompted with the credit card settlement, select YES.
  • ATTENTION! It is not required to settle out before performing a backup.

 

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STEP 6:

 

  • Please name your new backup file. Best practice is always month, date, and year (e.g. MMDDYY).
  • Choose where to store your backup database file and select save.
  • ATTENTION! - By default, the backup file is stored locally within the CRE.NET folder. 
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\CRE.NET

 

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STEP 7:

 

  • ATTENTION! The system will appear to be non-responsive at this time. Please be patient while the system prompts you with "Database successfully backed up."

 

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