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PostPosted: Mon Jul 31, 2017 11:46 am    Post subject: Notepager Pro running on Windows 2016 Reply with quote

Are there any issues with running Notepager Pro 5 on Windows 2016. I have some odd behaviors. For instance the Notepager process duplicating itself and running several instances. I use Solarwinds Orion and messages being delayed. I no longer see Pending Messages as they are being sent.

We really depend on this product to send our SMSs message for alerts.


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 31, 2017 3:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If you would, try this:

1) Run NotePager Pro.

2) Go to Help - Folders.

3) Make a note of the Global Database directory.

4) Close NotePager Pro.

5) In Windows, browse in to the Global Database directory.

6) Make a copy of the file npp.mdb and paste it on to your desktop for easy reference later.

7) Copy the files you downloaded in step 1 in to the NotePager Pro program directory.

7a) When prompted, you do want to overwrite the existing files.

8) On your desktop, right click on the shortcut for NotePager Pro and select Properties.

9) In the "Target" field, add /localdb to the end of the path.
For example:
c:\Program Files (x86)\NotePage\NotePager Pro\npp.exe /localdb

10) Click on OK.

11) Run NotePager Pro.

11a) If you're prompted by a Windows File Security warning, uncheck the "Ask me every time" option and select Run.

12) Once NotePager Pro runs, it will inform you that the database directory has changed and that the program must be restarted. Click on OK.

13) Close NotePager Pro.

14) Copy the npp.mdb you made in step 6 in to the GlobalDB sub-directory of the NotePager Pro program directory. For example, if you have NotePager Pro installed to the default location, you would copy the file in to c:\Program Files (x86)\NotePage\NotePager Pro\GlobalDB\

14a) When it asks if you want to overwrite the file, say yes.

The last thing you'll want to do is make sure that you set the /localdb flag on every shortcut to NotePager Pro under every user profile that logs on to that system. If you don't set this property value, the program may not reference the appropriate settings to let the automatic integration function properly.



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PostPosted: Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have tried this but now NotePager Pro will not start. Any other ideas?

Also I do not have a GlobalDB folder.


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If you would, please send your contact information to support at notepage dot com so we can better assist you.



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