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  • Forum Thread: acrobat reader and XP not playing nice!!

    My rather new gateway with XP will lock up everytime I click on a PDF link. I have uninstalled and reinstalled adobe reader 6.0.1 two or three times. I am overwhelmed by the adobe troubleshooter instructions. I was hoping there was someone else who had experienced the same thing and could give me some...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Norton 360 cloud backup space management

    Many thanks to everyone for their various ideas! I am encouraged that we will now be able to move ahead with a plan to replace our Norton 360 baqckup we currently are using. I think I first need to do an inventory of each computer to determine exactly what files need to regularly be backed up. Secondly...
  • Forum Thread: OpenSourceWindows.org

    Here is a nice page for those looking for open source equivalents to their favorite programs. Not as detailed as other list, but definitely worth a look.
  • Forum Thread: Access on Mac using Virtual PC

    Hello. I develop Access databases for small nonprofits, and have only worked in a Windows environment. A potential client only has Macs...would Virtual PC be sufficient for an Access power user, or for that matter developer? I would do most of the development in a true Windows environment, but...
  • Forum Thread: Need Comprehensive CMS for Unique Nonprofit

    My name is Brad Washburn. I'm the Director of a Christian non-profit, PathSeeker Center. It is unique in that it is 501(c)3'd in the church catagory, but we function similar to a donation-based counseling and wellness center/ministry. We are currently in need of affordable (free?) CMS software...
  • Forum Thread: What file-sharing tools do you use?

    When working with distributed groups, do you collaborate on documents using Microsoft Word, or do you rely on other tools like Google Docs, wikis, project-collaboration software, or file-synchronization software? What method do you prefer, and why?
  • Forum Thread: Needed A Software

    Do you know any software which can convert dat file to either mpeg or avi and also which can covert video files to mp3 format.
  • Forum Thread: an emulator programs for Macs - are they worthwhile?

    Doing some research...a group has tested Giftworks on a virtual PC and finds it works fine. My knowledge of them is that they're very slow and you can't go back and forth. Apparently virtualbox.org does let you go back and forth between windows and mac programs with ease, and it's free too...
  • Forum Thread: Screen Capture software

    Does anyone know of a dynamic screen capture application? I'd like one that is free or very low cost that will allow me to capture not just the whole screen, but also select which window I want, as well as capture the pointer. Does anyone have any suggestions? thanks! Sara Christopherson...
  • Forum Thread: Music on Hold software

    Installed a new phone system last summer now people are asking for music/message on hold. I know I can use a cheap mp3 player but I also want to remain legal so have gotten some royality free and legally free music. Now I need some decent software that will allow messages to be put before and after snippets...
  • Forum Thread: Raiser's Edge - To Clean or Not to Clean

    Hi All, My organization is currently in transition and he have been using Raiser's Edge for about two years with files dating back more than 20 years. We are trying to do a global re-coding of the database so that our files will be accurate and financial information will be correct going forward...
  • Forum Thread: Financial / Accounting Software Comparisons

    Can anyone offer some advice on the different accounting / financial management software that is out there for nonprofits? Our org. is thinking about using Quickbooks (we have a super old system now) but I didn't know if there were others out there that we should consider. Thanks! Megan
  • Forum Thread: Hello Help with windows password recover

    Hello All, My name is Rachel, I work for a children's home in San Antonio, texas. I'm also an accidental techie. We get donated computers that are password protected. Is there any way to recover the passwords? Thanks
  • Forum Thread: CiviCRM

    First, to introduce myself - my name is Scarlett and I work with a statewide arts service and advocacy organization. We have a small staff of six with no IT in-house. Officially I am the communications coordinator, but am also the accidental techie. One of the projects on my plate is database planning...
  • Forum Thread: MS Access and Word 2003 - Mail merge problem

    I recently upgraded my Microsoft office software to Office 2003. I can no longer access certain MS Access Queries when I am trying to do a mail merge. Does anyone know anything about this problem? I looked around on the Microsoft site for help and saw similar questions but no answers to the problem....
  • Forum Reply: Re: Volunteer sign-up sheet

    I volunteer at an animal rescue league. Previously volunteer dog-walkers had to come to the shelter and write their names on a clipboard for future shifts. I set them up with an account at SignUpGenius.com . Pros: Vols don't need an account to use the interface Can automatically email reminders...
  • Forum Thread: <> ASP EVENT: Introduce Yourself

    Welcome to TechSoup's week long forum focused on ASPs and the nonprofit sector. Michael Stein, the TechSoup staff and I are very excited to have you join us to share ideas, ask questions or simply chat about the importance of ASPs.Please introduce yourself. I'll start.My name is Marc Osten and...
  • Forum Thread: On-line donations

    Does anyone use an on-line donation service to receive donations? We started looking into PayPal, but I'm reading some information that makes me question if this is really the service we wish to use. We do not host our own website (it is hosted through our national organization). We would want the...
  • Forum Thread: LInux Windows 2000 and XP

    I have Windows XP Pro Installed on my primary partition and Windows 2000 ADvanced Server installed on my secondary partition,I wanted to add linux but everytime I add linux in a new partition the other two volumes get damaged. Is there anyway to safely add linux using partition magic
  • Forum Thread: Why 'Free' Software?

    I have started this thread in the hope of generating discussion on the differing use of the word 'free' when it applies to software, and when it applies to needy NFP's seeking 'free' (of charge) software solutions. Joe outlines the definition of free software in this thread ...
  • Forum Thread: Sharing Access DB for users over Internet

    We have been trying to share a MS Access database over the Internet (so multiple users can share the data) but have been unable. We are running the client from our desktops but want to share the backend tables but can not link to those table. It links just fine when both the client and the backend are...
  • Forum Thread: Input Needed - Scheduling Software

    I am currently exploring free and low-cost appointment scheduling software for NCTC members. We need to schedule tax advising meetings with clients and keep track of all interactions. Any input or comments from Nonprofits or consultants about useful software packages would be greatly appreciated...
  • Forum Thread: Need online donations and event registrations automatically entered into donor database?

    Hi, we need a service that will 1) take care of our online donations and transfer the donor information into our database and 2) create 4 online event pages per year and transfer registration data automatically into our database. We are a small nonprofit and have been looking at eTapestry because they...
  • Forum Thread: Gmail hacks and plugins

    Wow, lots of great hacks and plugins here . (I've only played with about a 1/10 of them.)
  • Forum Thread: News: Google Chrome Browser Launched

    Introducing Google Chrome, the company's newly launched open-source Web browser . Certainly looks promising, though I'm not yet ready to give up using Firefox! You can check out Google Chrome and download the free software here: http://www.google.com/chrome Let us know what you...