January/February 2014


Got XP?

My Two Cents, by Archie Tucker



Well, I know how customers hate the upgrade word, but after 12 years, support for Windows XP will end on April 8, 2014. After that date, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or technical support for the ...

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Order Audit


The Tech Line, by Joanne Simmons


There are times when an order, quote or invoice gets deleted or maybe the prices have been changed and it would be nice to know who deleted or changed pricing, etc . It would be helpful to have a way to know exactly ...

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Support News

Support rates will change beginning 04/01/2014. We will also offer separate support contracts for your SonicWall units. 

Tip Of The Month

Add additional clocks - Windows 7

Like to have additional clocks for different time zones? You can set up to 2 additional clocks. 

  • Click on the Start button
  • Select Control Panel
  • Select Date and Time
  • Select Additional Clocks

To display the additional clocks, click on the date/time on your task bar.

Newest TOP Features 

 Version TOP2012e



  • Added option to export A/R Contacts to a vCard file
  • Added option to export A/P Contacts to a vCard file

Newest TOP Features 

 Version TOP2012f



  • Check for valid G/L accounts during A/R Open Invoice Register
  • Added Misc Charges to O/E Customer Sales Report
  • Moved Order Type file to a template and Data Dictionary
  • Added additional prompt to A/R End-Of-Period
  • A/P will now work with PeachTree checks
  • Added Pack Qty to Item Master

TOP Bug Fix List



 Please note, we automatically upgrade your TOP system with any bug fixes if you are on the current version of TOP.

  • 2nd tax code not updating PTD tax info during O/E update
  • Customer Masterfile Listing filter by discount code, was including blanks
  • Endless loop when entering ship-to address during invoice entry
  • Does not try to update Cash Receipts if no records
  • Special line item printing prior item code on invoice format 1
  • Invoice Print Options on invoice format 1
  • Accounts Payable Period-End status




“The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.”
John Kenneth Gal­braith, Canadian-born American economist (1908-2006)

“When love is not madness, it is not love.”
Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Spanish dramatist (1600-1681)

Humor Break




Two blondes fell down a hole. One said, "It's dark in here isn't it?" The other replied, "I don't know; I can't see."

Event Calendar



Click on this link to access the Mindware Event Calendar

TOP Outsourcing Services

Need a part-time employee? Have some one going on vacation? Have an employee leave and you don't want to worry about training a new staff person? Mindware now offers services to help with TOP related functions. Below is a list of services we can provide:

  • Check Reconciliation
  • Journal Entries
  • Sales Tax Processing
  • Monthly Closing
  • Data Entry

Web Hosting Services

Mindware now offers a complete line of hosting services:

  • Domain Name Registration
  • Web Hosting
  • Email
  • Secure SSL Certificates
  • Web Marketing

Our hosting services product line is available on our website under Products.

Images From Arizona

Spider Rock at Canyon de Chelly National Monument located in the Navajo Nation.