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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Implementation

By : Victoria Yudin
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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Implementation

By: Victoria Yudin

Overview of this book

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 is a sophisticated Enterprise Resource Planning application with a multitude of features and options. The implementation of Dynamics GP is usually considered to be complex, and can be very confusing for users and consultants. This step-by-step guide will show you how to effectively implement Dynamics GP 2010 with ease.This focused, step-by-step tutorial covers the basics of Microsoft Dynamics GP, from licensing, to design, before moving on to more complex topics such as implementation and setup. You will learn how to install and configure Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 from start to finish.This book will enable you to master the implementation of Microsoft Dynamics 2010 effectively. This book starts with how to plan and complete a successful Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 implementation. You will then move on to learning who should be on the implementation team, what important questions should be asked and how to plan your infrastructure for Dynamics GP 2010. Detailed descriptions of all the setup options for the core Dynamics GP modules as well as practical advice on setup will help guide you through the myriad of options available in this powerful application. As you reach the end of the book you will learn how to import your initial data with illustrations and practical examples.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Implementation
About the Author
About the Reviewer
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Installing as the local administrator

Having performed thousands of various software installations and helped troubleshoot many others, one critical recommendation is to always install software while logged into Windows as the local administrator. This is true for server, as well as desktop operating systems, and for all the software being discussed in this book.

The local administrator may sometimes be called or identified differently on various operating systems, and on some computers the local administrator may have been renamed; however it will be the account listed as the Built-in account for administering the computer/domain. It is important to note that this is not the same as a user who is in the local administrator's group.

Performing installations as the local administrator ensures that all necessary components get installed and registered properly, and helps avoid various issues in the future. While installing as the local administrator is typically the norm on servers, this is...