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As of September 1, 2017:
We have improved our website by upgrading our hosting for better performance as well as allowing us to expand as the need requires.
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We continue to update CROSS Library to support Windows XP through Windows 10. You can see our latest updates and plans on this page.
As of June 2017:
We have improved our website shopping cart and checkout process to make it more self-explanatory, and we have added PayPal as a new payment method for those who prefer it.
We continue to update CROSS Library to support Windows XP through Windows 10. Here are a few of the most recent updates:
-improved printing support (new and improved report sorting options)
-improved search and find options (now includes NOT options for inverse set matching where needed)
-improved backup prompting
-bug-fixes along the way:
-fixed backup functions to eliminate ‘Another user is in your database’ messages wherever possible
-fixed several sorting errors
-fixed accession range errors (at times an existing search would filter the keyed accession ranges on print selection window)
-miscellaneous minor bugs
We also added new support for customers to request CROSS to configure custom log-ins for each PC:
a) to a default database specific to each PC, if desired
b) to each database using specific default users (ie. LIB1.L17 on ALL PCs: VIEW / Home PC: ADMN / Library Desk PC: EDIT)
* these settings are normally configured for all databases across all PCs on your account, then specific to each database and PC/database combination
Note 1: Re-installation of CROSS Library onto each PC is necessary to update these settings.
(These settings are stored in the CROSS cloud.)
Note 2: An internet backup must already be on your account from each machine you wish us to configure. If it has not been done, we may request that you make a backup prior to configuring these settings.
As of May 2017:
We have been working on updates for CROSS Library which help resolve several issues related to these functions:
backups, restore, rebuild, shutdown, reports
If your CROSS Library Subscription is active, you will get the available updates when you install using our regular installer found on our download page. Note: If you have updated since early April, you may wish to reinstall after our next release scheduled for mid-May. This announcement will be updated after that is complete so you will be aware of the status.
As of January 12th, 2016:
We are providing our new Windows 10 Laptop Systems where you can select a Windows 10 Laptop, your best CROSS Library Subscription renewal option, and even a CROSS Library License if you are a just starting with CROSS Library. We will continue to update the site for improved clarity and increased Windows 10 support information over the next few weeks.
As of December 31th, 2015:
We are happy to announce that we have begun providing Windows 10 32-bit laptops for purchase through CROSS Systems, Inc. This allows us the ability to provide you with systems matching our current software configuration with long-term support from Microsoft. Our process is that we install or update Windows 10 32-bit onto the laptops, install basic anti-virus software along with the latest Windows updates and CROSS Library. We register CROSS Library to your account and restore your latest internet backup from your account before shipping the laptop to you, so most often, you can just open and use the system. Of course, you should, as always, verify that you have the latest data before you begin adding new data into the system. That’s about as easy as it gets!
NOTE: Customers currently using Windows Vista, XP, 2000, ME, 98, or older should consider upgrading via this option, if possible, due to Windows 10 expanded requirements on computer hardware.
As of August 2015:
Since Microsoft has released Windows 10 in 32-bit editions, we have completed testing and are happy to announce that CROSS Library has verified compatibility for use on Windows 10 Home, Pro, Enterprise, and Education 32-bit editions! We HIGHLY RECOMMEND installing CROSS Library onto Windows 10 32-bit compared to using a virtual machine to provide compatibility. Microsoft provides free upgrades from Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 customers up to Windows 10. This is a very good offer, and we recommend taking that offer. After you have upgraded to Windows 10, we can assist you in installing the 32-bit edition of Windows 10 if you have a 64-bit version and a current CROSS Library Subscription. (Details provided on our Compatibility and Tech Support pages and will be refined over time.)
As of February 15th, 2015:
You may again place your orders here on our website.
Click here for some special instructions regarding online orders.
IMPORTANT NEWS UPDATE! >> XP customers, please note that some Windows Updates installed on or after October 11th may cause CROSS Library to not open or may cause the installers to hang. We have resolved the issue with an update to our installers, and you simply need to reinstall using our installer on the download page. We request that you navigate to the link above and install using our installer found there. That should resolve the current situation for you automatically. If you have any trouble after or during that process, give us a call for further assistance. Thank you.
If you need remote support, click here to see our remote access software and instructions how to open it.. We will need to know the nature of your problem or your specific questions when you call. We are glad to make your life easier by handling installation and configuration of our software!