NewViews 2.29 is Now Available

NewViews version 2.29 is now available. To download, click here.

What’s New

  General Edition

  • Attachments
  • Improved Server Performance and Scalability
  • Server Database Groups
  • July 2016 Payroll Update
    British Columbia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island
  • Record of Employment (XML)
  • Display Resize
  • Option to Print Without Line Numbers
  • Create PDF Files Directly via MS Office 2007 (or newer)
  • Problem/Bug Fixes

  Non-Profit Housing Edition

  • All the above
  • Unit Maintenance and Work Order Management
  • Updated RGI

Email Troubleshooting – GMail

Google and Microsoft have updated their DMARC policies in June of 2016. DMARC (Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance) is a regulation for email authentication that provides “proof” that an email is actually being sent from the domain name that claims to be sending it.

The authentication service helps prevent phishing and spoofing attacks by cybercriminals, but DMARC can also hinder the email marketing efforts of companies that do not comply with DMARC regulation. By not complying with DMARC, marketers are putting their email deliverability rates at risk because any message that is deemed unsafe will go to spam.

If your Email Setup in NewViews is using a gmail account as the outgoing mail server, you may be experiencing some problems. Some sample errors caused by this Google change are:

i.) “Unable to email ssl port720 error.”

ii.) “Could not send an SMTP email.”

The solution at this point is to use a non gmail/microsoft outgoing mail server. Please contact your IT department or your ISP and request the name and settings of your organizations outgoing mail server.

 

NewViews 2.28 Service Pack 4 Released

NewViews version 2.28.4, which includes an updated for January 2016 USA Payroll, is now available. To download, click here. This version also includes several behavioral changes. Complete details can be found here.

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NewViews 2.28.3 with Jan 2016 Payroll is Now Available

NewViews version 2.28.3, which includes updated payroll for January 2016, is now available. To download, click here.

This version also includes several behavioral changes and bug fixes. Complete details can be found here.

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NewViews 2 and AVG Anti-virus Software

We have recently received a number of calls from NewViews 2 users who have AVG anti-virus software installed on the same computer as NV2. The latest update from AVG is incorrectly identifying NV2 software as a potential hazard. We are in communication with AVG and hope to have this resolved as soon as possible. In the meantime, you have 2 options.

1. Create an exception for NV2
2. Whitelist NV2

As we do not use AVG, we cannot provide detailed instructions for the options above, but you should be able to find this information on the AVG website.

Please note that any time your anti-virus software displays messages or warnings, you should read them carefully before clicking “yes” or “ok” to delete files for programs you use on a regular basis.

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NewViews and Windows 10

On July 29th, 2015, Windows 10 was released. Most users currently running Windows 7, 8 or 8.1 will be offered a free to upgrade to Windows 10 during the next 12 months. After that, Microsoft will begin charging for the upgrade.

NewViews has been tested for compatibility on Windows 10, and both NV1 and NV2 work as before on Windows 10 32-bit and 64-bit. There are, however, some privacy concerns to be aware of.

Microsoft would like to store your data in their cloud, and Windows 10 is designed for a mobile, cloud future. By default, Windows 10 will track and share the websites you visit, the purchases you make, the places you go and the words you type. You have the ability to control this data collection, but it takes some effort. During the Windows 10 upgrade process, you need to customize the privacy settings. If you don’t change them during the upgrade process, you can do so at the end of the upgrade. Otherwise, you will be operating with Microsoft’s default settings, which may not be as private as you would like! To adjust the privacy settings, go to “Express Settings”, where you will find several pages of options.

We suggest you search online for more information.  A few recommendations are Tech Republic’s “Windows 10 violates your privacy by default” or Beta News’ “The real price of Windows 10 is your privacy”.

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NewViews 2.28 Service Pack 2 Released

This service pack includes the following enhancements. You can also watch the short video below for a brief overview.

  • Overnight backups of all books that are open on a NewViews Server.
  • Expanded functionality of Auto-Reconcile, including improved item matching and support for OFX export formats used by Scotia Bank, HSBC Bank of Canada, Seacoast National Bank and Waycross Bank & Trust.
  • July 2015 Payroll Update. This update includes tax calculations for British Columbia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Yukon in Canada, and Hawaii and Idaho in the United States.
  • Minimum Rent Field (NewViews for Non-Profit Housing)
  • Utilities Override Field (NewViews for Non-Profit Housing)
  • Behaviour changes and bug fixes.

For a detailed description of this service pack for NV2, CLICK HERE.

For a detailed description of this service pack for NewViews for Non-Profit Housing, CLICK HERE.

CLICK HERE TO GO DIRECTLY TO THE DOWNLOAD PAGE

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NewViews and NewViews for Non-Profit Housing Version 2.28 Released

NewViews and NewViews for Non-Profit Housing version 2.28 have been released.

Watch the short video below to see highlights of some of the important new features including:

  • Auto Reconcile
  • EFT for Pre-Authorized Deposits (PAD)
  • January 2015 Payroll
  • Remote Server Access
  • Auto-Update Workstation from Server
  • Running NewViews as a Windows Service
  • Read Only User Rights (Specific Access)
  • Print Notes Windows
  • EFT for National Bank and Credit Unions
  • Simplified Define Column Prompt
  • RGI Calculator (NewViews for Non-Profit Housing)
  • Personalized Forms and Notices (NewViews for Non-Profit Housing)

CLICK HERE TO GO DIRECTLY TO THE DOWNLOAD PAGE