Your FundWare users must be power users on the server. Log onto the server as a local administrator. . To verify they are:

For Windows Server 2003:

  1. From Start, right-click on My Computer.
  2. Select Manage, Local Users and Groups. If your server is a domain controller, you will not see Local Users and Groups.  Refer to the hardware requirements stating we do not support FundWare on a domain controller.
  3. Select the Groups folder.
  4. Select the Power Users group.
  5. Verify your users are listed in this group and add them if they are not. Alternatively, if you have an Active Directory group for your FundWare users, you can add that group, instead of the individual users to this Power Users group.
For Windows Server 2008:
  1. Go to Start, Administrative Tools, Computer Management.
  2. Expand Local Users and Groups.  If your server is a domain controller, you will not see Local Users and Groups.  Refer to the hardware requirements stating we do not support FundWare on a domain controller.
  3. Click on Groups, and open the Power Users group.
  4. Verify your users are listed in this group and add them if they are not. Alternatively, if you have an Active Directory group for your FundWare users, you can add that group, instead of the individual users to this Power Users group.


To reset permissions on the hard drives:

For Windows Server 2003:
 

  1. From Start, Run or Explore, browse to the C:\ and D:\ drives and right-click on them.
  2. In Properties, go to the Security tab and verify the Power Users have Write access to the drives. C:\ designates the OS drive and D:\ designates the applications drive.
  3. Browse to your Fundware directory and right-click on it, and select Properties.
  4. Select the Security tab and make sure the Power Users group is listed in the top box. If it is not, click on Add and add the group.
  5. Select the group in the top box and in the lower box, verify Modify and Read are both checked under Allow.
  6. Click on Advanced and at the bottom of the screen, check the box Reset permissions on Child Objects.
  7. Click Apply.
  8. Click Yes to the question that pops up.
  9. Once permissions are reset, click OK, then OK again.
For Windows Server 2008:
  1. From Start, Run or Explore, browse to the C:\ and D:\ drives and right-click on them.
  2. In Properties, go to the Security tab and verify the Power Users have Write access to the drives. C:\ designates the OS drive and D:\ designates the applications drive.
  3. Browse to your Fundware directory and right-click on it, then select Properties.
  4. Select the Security tab and make sure the Power Users group is listed in the top box. If it is not, click on Add and add the group.
  5. Select the group in the top box and click Edit.
  6. Verify Modify and Read are both checked under Allow and click OK.
  7. Click Advanced at the bottom of the screen.
  8. Click Edit on the Permissions tab.
  9. Highlight the Power Users group and mark 'Replace all existing inheritable permissions on all descendants with inheritable permissions from this object.'
  10. Click Apply then Yes to the Windows Security Prompt.
  11. Click OK until the folder properties window is closed.
 

To reset permissions in the registry:

For Windows Server 2003:

  1. Select Start, Run.
  2. Type: RegEdt32 (Note: there is no I in edt).
  3. Click OK.
  4. Open the Registry.
  5. Select HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE,  SOFTWARE,  FUNDWARE.
  6. Right-click FundWare and go to PERMISSIONS. If you cannot right click, or PERMISSIONS is not an option, look at the menu bar and select SECURITY, PERMISSIONS.
  7. Follow the steps above for resetting permissions on local drives. 
  8. Reset permissions on the Micro Focus and ODBC keys as well, following the local drive steps for each key.
  9. Close the registry and launch FundWare.
For Windows Server 2008:
 
  1. Select Start, Run.
  2. Type: RegEdt32 (Note: there is no I in edt).
  3. Click OK.
  4. Open the Registry.
  5. Select HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE,  SOFTWARE,  Wow6432Node, FUNDWARE.
  6. Right-click FundWare and go to PERMISSIONS. If you cannot right click, or PERMISSIONS is not an option, look at the menu bar and select SECURITY, PERMISSIONS.
  7. Follow the steps above for resetting permissions on local drives. 
  8. Reset permissions on the Micro Focus and ODBC keys as well, following the local drive steps for each key.
  9. Close the registry and launch FundWare.