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  1. Where does Readerware store preferences?
    These are stored outside of the database in a location determined by the operating system. These can contain system specific information like paths, window positions etc. which may not transfer well. But they also contain ...

  2. What TCP/IP ports does Readerware Client/Server Edition use?
    Firewalls are an essential part of an internet connected PC these days. They prevent unauthorized access to your PC, normally they block any unused ports. To use Readerware 3 Client/Server through a firewall, you will need to open up the ports tha...

  3. Can the system be set up as a mixed environment system?
    e.g, run the server on a Windows machine, but still allow both Windows and Mac to access the database on the server? Yes. You can run the Readerwar...

  4. Can I install Readerware on a thumb drive and use it on any computer?
    Yes. You need to install Readerware in the normal way, create a local install on your computer. You can then create a customized, portable, Readerware install. First though you will normally want to start using Readerware, create y...

  5. How can I sync my mobile device to my Readerware server
    This article is for Readerware Client/Server Edition users.   If you are running a Readerware server on your network, you can sync your mobile device from the server. This is a lot easier than synching from Readerware itself. ...

  6. Introducing the Readerware Loan Client
    The Readerware Loan Client adds circulation support to the Readerware database. You have always been able to check books in and out with the standard Readerware program and for many the features offered were all they needed. However some users wan...