When installing or updating AccountRight, most people just need the PC edition—it’s the simplest installation, requires little configuration and is easy to maintain.
The AccountRight PC Edition will only be installed for the user who is currently logged into Windows. If other users log in to this computer using their own Windows account name, they’ll need to install AccountRight as well.
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Are you installing on a server? If AccountRight company files are stored on this computer, and you want to share them with others on your office network, install the Server edition on both the server and the PC edition on the client PCsworkstations which will access the company file. See Set up a network.
When you've decided which installation you need, learn how to install AccountRight.
Still not sure? Here’s a table showing the differences between the installer options:
|Features|| PC Edition|| Server Edition|
|Requires Windows administrator access to install||No *||Yes|
|Can access AccountRight files in the cloud (online)||Yes||Yes|
|Can access AccountRight files stored on other computers on your office network||Yes**||Yes|
|Can allow users on other computers on your office network to access AccountRight files stored on your computer.||No||Yes|
* Windows administrator access is required if your Microsoft .NET version needs updating.
** Due to automatic updates on the PC Edition, it is recommended to install Server Edition on all computers in a network environment to ensure they're all using the same AccountRight version.
Do you use roaming profiles or terminal services? Looking for the MSI installer?
If you’d like to make the AccountRight PC Edition available to all users on your network, you can download an msi installer, and run it via the command line. Admin access will be required to install AccountRight and updates will need to be managed by the IT administrator.
To download See the latest MSI installer, see 'To update using the MSI installer' in Getting the latest version AccountRight MSI installation instructions.
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How do I know if I'm using the PC or Server Edition of AccountRight?
To check if you're using the Server Edition, look for SE in your desktop shortcut description.
Here's an example:
If there's no SE, you're using the PC edition.