Section 2: Getting Started > Quick Start

Essential Program Configuration

As a minimum, execute the following steps to start using At Your Service – Repair Centre right away:

1.  Start the program (see Starting the Program) and log in (see Logging In and Out).

2.  Create a new database (see Creating a New Empty Access Database) or open an existing database (see Opening an Existing Access Database).

3.  Set up the contact information for your business location (see Business Locations).

4.  Set up tax rules for your locale (see Taxes).

You can now begin entering and processing repair orders (see Repair Orders/Invoices) and sales invoices (see Sales Invoices).

To better configure At Your Service – Repair Centre for efficient use, it is also recommended that you prioritize setting up the following modules:

1.  Create customer accounts for your regular customers (see Customers), or import customers from a file (see Importing Customers).

2.  Create vendor accounts for vendors you use regularly (see Vendors), or import vendors from a file (see Importing Vendors).

3.  Set up the makes and models of items your company typically services or repairs (see Makes and Models), or import makes and models from a file (see Importing Makes and Models).

4.  If your edition of At Your Service supports technicians then set up your technicians (see Technicians), or import your technicians from a file (see Importing Technicians).

5.  If your edition of At Your Service supports service codes then set up your service codes (see Service Codes), or import your service codes from a file (see Importing Service Codes).

6.  If your edition of At Your Service supports an inventory then enter your inventory (see Inventory), or import your inventory from a file (see Importing Inventory).

7.  Configure and test e-mailing and faxing (see Communication Options).


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