Getting Started Guide

Easy Clocking Windows Desktop Version is a stand alone program that can be installed on a single computer.


Note: The software uses Microsoft SQL Express 2012 as the database to store information and must be installed correctly before the WDV is installed.

To find out about installing SQL Express please Click Here


When you insert the Easy Clocking CD your computer will read it for a moment and should then automatically run setup and display the following.


Click on 'Install Software' to begin the installation process.

You will need your 'Serial Number' and 'Product Key' which are located on the box your terminal came in.


You will be then asked to enter them into the software.


You will need to do the following:

  1. Enter the 'Serial Number' as it appears on the box your terminal came in.
  2. Enter the 'Product Key' as it appears on the box your terminal came in.
  3. Click 'Next' to continue.


The software will then go online and check our server to make sure that the product key and serial number match what is on our records.


You will then be asked about your company details.



Follow these steps:

  1. Enter your company name.
  2. The number of users with the software is standard at 50 and cannot be changed.
  3. Enter your address details.
  4. Enter the name of the person who is the primary contact regarding your time and attendance.
  5. Enter a valid email address for us to send your company code to. NOTE: It is important that this email is valid as without the company code you wont have access to your software.
  6. Click 'Next' to continue.


At this point if you have not already setup SQL then you will be asked to set that program up so we have a database to save the date to. Click Here for installation instructions regarding SQL.

After this you will be asked to enter details relating to the SQL server.


Follow these steps:

  1. Select the SQL Server instance that you created when installing SQL.
  2. The root account is for access between the software and the SQL database. The root name should remain as sa and you need to enter and repeat the password you created for your SQL during its installation.
  3. This is your account information with our Easy Clocking server. You can leave this name as it is and choose a password and repeat it.
  4. This is the admin account for the Easy Clocking software. Enter the password you want.
    NOTE: You need to keep this password as it is the one you will use when accessing the software.
  5. Click 'Next' to continue.


After this the software will install and on its completion you will be able to use the shortcut that is created on your desktop to start the software.

Look for the following icon and double left click to start the software.