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Steps to follow when moving data to a Network

All Payroll data is stored under *.cpy folder, usually this folder is under c:\Paymatew\ directory.

To move data on the network/server create a new shared folder on the network. For example   [\\server\Paymatedata|file://\\server\Paymatedata]

Copy/paste ONLY your company’s data folder to this new location. (.CPY folder)

Start Paymate program on the computer that has current version of the program.

Select Company.

Click on Setup and select Preferences. Under the General tab change the Working Directory to the location of the company data on the server hard drive. For example  [\\server\Paymatedata|file://\\server\Paymatedata]

Adding a new workstation:

Install Paymate program on the new workstation (download the program from http://customer.paymatesoftware.com/  and log in using your six-digit user name or Customer ID and password.

Start program using Evaluation option.

Select Demo company (no password, just click OK)

Click on Setup and select Preferences. Under the General tab change the Working Directory to the location of the company data on the server hard drive. For example [\\server\Paymatedata|file://\\server\Paymatedata]  Save changes.

Now each of the Workstation will have access to the same data.

Maximum computers that can access Paymate Acclaim in a Network configuration on a single licence is 3.

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  1. Moving the data from Network to local computer

    1. Connect the computer to the Network 
    2. Copy the .CPY folder to the local computer
    3. With computer still connected to the Network, Start Acclaim and change the working directory to the new location: Setup > Preferences > working Directory section > Browse > Save