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Bank account changes

Customers who pay by bank transfer to us should have received (or shortly be receiving) an email from us with our new bank details in. We have changed from Natwest after 20 years because they have decided to throw a 6x increase in bank charges at us (eg http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/4ead74ae-5599-11e6-9664-e0bdc13c3bef.html ) Our new account is at Santander […]

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VPOP3 v7 upcoming & beta-testers wanted

The next version of VPOP3 that we are planning will be version 7. We are changing from the 6.x sequence because we are planning two relatively major changes: Change from PostgreSQL 9.1 to 9.5 Release 64 bit version of VPOP3 People with active support/maintenance agreements at the time of its release will be able to […]

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New forum now open

We have just set up a new forum at https://forum.pscs.co.uk This is for suggestions, bug reports and general support for our VPOP3 software and other services. There is an area for assisted technical support for VPOP3 6.x and another area for peer help for earlier versions. The login details are the same as for our helpdesk, […]

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VPOP3 v6.20 released

We have just released VPOP3 v6.20 which you can download from http://www.pscs.co.uk/downloads/vpop3.php. This is a free upgrade for all users who have active software maintenance or priority support on 8th June 2016. Other users can purchase the upgrade and 1 year of software maintenance on our website. The full change log can be viewed in our issue tracker. Main Changes in […]

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VPOP3 v6.18 released

This is a recommended upgrade for users of v6.17. We have just released VPOP3 v6.18 which you can download from http://www.pscs.co.uk/downloads/vpop3.php. This is a free upgrade for all users who have active software maintenance or priority support on 14th March 2016. Other users can purchase the upgrade and 1 year of software maintenance on our website. The full […]

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VPOP3 v6.17 released

We have just released VPOP3 v6.17 which you can download from http://www.pscs.co.uk/downloads/vpop3.php. This is a free upgrade for all users who have active software maintenance or priority support on 14th March 2016. Other users can purchase the upgrade and 1 year of software maintenance on our website. The full change log can be viewed in our issue tracker. Main Changes […]

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Duplicate messages in Outlook 2016 when using POP3

There was an update to Outlook 2016 in February 2016 which appears to have caused a problem where it will repeatedly download messages from the POP3 mailserver. This is NOT a problem with VPOP3, and there is nothing that VPOP3 can do about the problem. See this link for more information: http://www.howto-outlook.com/news/outlook-2016-pop3-duplicates-february-2016.htm In summary, some […]

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What to do about .DOC / .XLS malware emails

There are currently large amounts of ‘spam’ emails being sent containing .DOC and .XLS files. These files are sometimes almost benign just containing a spam message, but often contain macros which can do malicious things, such as downloading viruses from the Internet when the files are opened. These files seem to be very difficult for virus scanners […]

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MS SQL Server Replication failure

The Problem I’ve just spent two days trying to resolve a problem where our Microsoft SQL Server 2008 database had stopped replicating. We noticed that recent records were in the master database, but not in the replica database. Everything seemed to be OK, with no errors being reported, but the replication monitor kept saying “No replicated transactions […]

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VPOP3 Antivirus v1.0.9 released

Update: 25/1/16 – A problem was found with the installer for v1.0.9 which would cause problems on some computers. This should be fixed in v1.0.10 which can be downloaded from https://www.pscs.co.uk/downloads/vpop3av1010.exe We have just released VPOP3 Antivirus v1.0.9. This can be used by anyone with a VPOP3 Antivirus licence. This update uses the latest version of […]

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