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The Epos Freedom Components

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Getting Started Guide – Page 2 of 8 < < Prev Next >> The activation process actually creates two databases for you. One is for your Live System, and the other is for your Test System. The Test System is a safe place for you to learn and experiment with Epos Freedom, and it also includes test product data...

System Requirements

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Epos Freedom can run on a variety of operating systems, hardware, and browsers: System Comment POS The POS system currently runs on all major operating systems and browsers. If you want the POS to print receipts directly to your printer from the browser you need to use Internet Explorer under Windows with the Epos Freedom Printing ActiveX Control installed...

Getting Started Guide

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Getting Started Guide – Page 1 of 8 Next >> Congratulations on activating your Epos Freedom retail system! You are at the start of your journey towards the implementation of the easiest to use, most feature-rich and cost effective EPOS system available on the market today. This Getting Started guide will show you the key features of the system...

Godfrey DIY

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Godfrey DIY is a retailer based in East Anglia selling goods for the home and garden from 3 outlets. Store sizes are 12000 to 15000 square feet, and about 30,000 products are stocked. The business migrated to Epos Freedom in February 2012 and has seen benefits in terms of streamlined till processes, paperless efficiency at their head office, and...

Popup Shops

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With this week’s news that UK department store giant John Lewis is planning to open a popup shop it now seems that temporary stores are now a very legitimate part of the UK retailing landscape. In the present economic climate many retailers are reluctant to make long term commitments, and are eager to take advantage of the lower rents...

Choosing an Epos System? It’s a no-brainer!

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Deciding on Epos software is an important decision for your business. In choosing your system you will inevitably consider: System Functionality – You need to carefully weigh-up each system’s features and try to find the system that is the best match for your business’s requirements. Your confidence in the software vendor – Do you trust them to look after...

Windows 8 – the cloud is coming!

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Windows 8 was released to manufacturing on the 15th of August. This new incarnation of Microsoft’s flagship operating system integrates tightly with the cloud, allowing users to take advantage of some pretty nifty features. For example, you can login to your computer using your Windows Live account. This synchronises your data and settings. In our view the Windows 8...

Cloud Epos Systems – hosting within your legal jurisdiction

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Cloud-based Epos systems like Epos Freedom are gaining momentum in the market place as retailers discover the enormous benefits of hosting their systems in the cloud. Behind these systems are the data centres that provide access to your Epos System and also keep your data secure. This move towards the cloud for Epos systems, and just about every other...

Reliable Cloud Computing for Epos Systems

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Cloud based services are great.  You can access them from anywhere you have any type of internet connection,  they are generally lower in cost than conventional software solutions and take the worry out you having to support and upgrade in-house.  However,  they  can have an Achilles Heel: your internet connection.  If you lose your broadband connection then everything stops...

How do I change my password?

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A user can change their password at any time and they do not need their system administrator’s involvement.  They should simply login to the RMS,  and then select ‘User Preferences’ from the top menu: Then click the ‘Change Password’ icon in the menu that then appears.  The Change Password screen will then be displayed: You will need to enter...