Aug 21, 2014

Solution for Discrepancies Report in SpeedNet 4.2


Speednet 4.2 Solution for discrepancy report

Due to incomplete execution of scripts the said error was coming. Please take database backups and run the POSPCC16082014.exl, POSPCCBackup16082014.exl scripts using Meghdoot Scripter after . Then execute POSPCC_V42_14082014.exl script and check login. These script files will be available in the DB Scripts folder in the Speednet folder of the cleint machine in which the upgradation for Speednet 4.2 was done.

Thanks to

Solution Given by CEPT for Speed Net 4.2


Solution for Speed Net 4.2 Given by CEPT

while upgrading the SpeedNet v4.1.1 to SpeedNet v4.2, it is not possible to update the local data base using BNPLDatacorrection exe. While doing so, data error 430 Class doesnot support automation appears. Moreover it is not possible to invoice articles to BO and not possible to take BO Returns. 


1) Issue related to BO Returns:

Please go through the SpeedNet 4.2 Release Document wherein under "Things to do - check list" it has been insisted to do the following:

Download the Office Data of your Circle from SPC site and update this data using SpeedNet Communication --> Tools --> Update Office Data option --> browse and select the downloaded file to update the office data.

2) Issue related to BNPLDataCorrection.exe:

If your office is not a BNPL office, then ignore the referred error.

If your office is a BNPL office, then please intimate the Operating System details to us.

Thanks to A. Abia Pappu Rajeev DSM, Dindigul HPO

Instruction for printing NSC V and X th Issue



1. Don't change anything with page set ups.
2. Replace office name with TIKABALI S.O
3. Replace date of issue with 20.08.2014
4. Replace registratioon number with- 4364 & nomination number with 3337.
5. Replace holder name with RABINARAYAN CHOUDHURY

for V yr NSC-
1. Replace the 1 st line address with POSTAL ASSISTANT, TIKABALI & the 2nd lline address withKANDHAMAL, ODISHA & replace 3rd line address with 762010.
2. Replace the Date of maturity with 20.08.2019.
3. Replace the maturity amount with 15162.00

for X yr NSC-
1. Replace the address with POSTAL ASSISTANT, TIKABALI, ODISHA-762010
2. Replace the Date of maturity with 20.08.2024.
3. Replace the maturity amount with 23660.00



Postal Assistant, Tikabali SO-762010

DB Analyser and CBSAddOn Solution Tool


DB Analyser and CBSAddOn Solution Tool dated 16.08.2014

DB Analyser and CBSAddOn Solution Tool
  • Pre-requisite for Report Consolidator - Solution AddOn : .NET Framework 3.5

DB Analyser

CBS Addon Solution Tool
Email issues related to this software to

Software Development Centre
O/o the Chief Postmaster General
Tamilnadu Postal Circle
Chennai - 600002
Phone: 044-28524482

Aug 20, 2014

India Post Web page has been modified little bit


India Post webpage

A CAPTCHA ( "Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart") has been newly added in India Post tracking to ensure the human usages and also to avoid the server down.

Most of the web based software has been developed to fetch the Pincode / Post office information. It may send more number of request to the server within a seconds. 

At the same time we are not able to access the same page due to delay in get the response from server.

This new Captcha System may avoid unwanted delay in India Post Tracking.

Speed Net 4.2 Feedback / Error Report to CEPT Mysore


Speed Net 4.2 Feedback / Error Report

CEPT Mysore Invited feedback / error report from you about Speed Net 4.2 . 

Subject line has been predefined by CEPT

for Feedback

Speed Version 4.2 - Feedback -

for Error Report

Speed Version 4.2 - Error report -

Mail to

Issue in upgradation of SpeedNet from v 4.1.1 to v 4.2


Speed Net 4.2 Upgradation issues 

1. Unable to upgrade the local database using the BNPLdatacorrection.exe.

2. Unable to invoice Speed Articles to BOs.

3. Unable to take BO Returns.


The problems mentioned in the point numbers 2 and 3 can be solved by updating the office master. This file can be downloaded from the URL Using the Speed Communication Module, the database can be updated with this downloaded file.

The problem mentioned under point number 1 referred to CEPT and awaiting for solution.

Thanks to A. Abia Pappu Rajeev DSM, Dindigul HPO to sharing valuable information

Friends, if any one knows the solution kindly share with PoTools in below Comment box / Chat window / via

Effective Utilization of SIFY Network

Effective Utilization of SIFY Network

Thanks to : Project Management Unit - MP Circle

Aug 19, 2014

FTP Downloader for Download Softwares from FTP, CEPT

WinSCP is an open source free SFTP client, FTP client, WebDAV client and SCP client for Windows. Its main function is file transfer between a local and a remote computer. Beyond this, WinSCP offers scripting and basic file manager functionality.

  1. Download WinSCP Downloader from PoTools
  2. Select FTP Protocol as FTP and Encryption as No encryption
  3. Host Name
  4. Port number :21
  5. Select on Anonymous login and then click on Login button

Now we can download anything from CEPT FTP.


Aug 18, 2014

Speed Net 4.2 Officially Released by CEPT Mysore


Speed Net 4.2 for SPCOD

Speednet Version 4.2:

I. Introduction:

Release of Version 4.2 is necessitated due to the following update requirements:
i. Introduction of Direct Bagging for Bulk Addressees from origin Sorting and IC Hubs. 
ii. Handling of new barcode series with prefix ‘PP’ to allocated to Passport articles.
iii. Requirement to allow Prepaid/Advance customers to book SP-COD articles.
iv. New requirements and bug fixes as detailed in the ‘New Features’ section of this document.

Further, SpeedNet Communication is now equipped with additional ability to download & perform auto-upgrade for SpeedNet versions, new scripts and office master files from a single location on SpeedNet Central Server. This is an additional facility to the feature made available in Speednet Communication 4.1,which facilitated pushing of Speednet Version 4.1.1 from Speednet Central Server.


Download from CEPT

Read me for Speed Net 4.2 Installation instruction

II.  Pre-requisites:

1.  For Fresh Installation:

      i)   SpeedNet Server: NIL
     ii)   SpeedNet Client: NIL
    iii)   SpeedNet Communication: 
           a)   . Net Framework 2.0 or higher
           b)   Windows Installer 3.1 or higher

2.  For Upgradation:

      i)   SpeedNet Client Version 3.1.2 Update 6 Release date: 01/10/2012 
            SpeedNet Client Version 3.2 Beta (Released to Sorting / IC Hubs for Bulk Delivery)
            SpeedNet Client Version 4.0 Release dated 10.06.2013 (Released for testing of SP-COD and BRSP)
            SpeedNet Client Version 4.0 Released on 12.09.2013
            SpeedNet Client Version 4.1 Released on 31.10.2013
            SpeedNet Client Version 4.1.1 Released on 02.12.2013

      ii)  Additional requirement for Post Offices:
            Update 8 to Meghdoot 7.0 for SP-COD operations

Note: Fresh Installation for SpeedNet Communication is mandatory even for upgradation.

Solution for Config file missing / corrupt in Windows Server 2003


While Boot Windows server 2003 it shows an error message as Config System file is missing or corrupted.


1. Insert your Windows Server 2003 CD and reboot from the CD drive

[To boot from CD, go to BIOS Setup option on startup and select your CD/DVD drive as the first boot drive, save the present settings and exit]

Your computer will reboot & will boot from Windows Server 2003

2. Press ‘R’ when offered the option of using the Windows Recovery Console

Recovery Console will prompt at the command prompt type the following:

C:\WINDOWS >cd system32\

this changes the current directory to C:\Windows\System32

ren config configold

This renames the config folder to configold

mkdir config

this makes a new directory called config

cd config

changes the current directory to c:\Windows\System32\Config

then type the following lines pressing enter after each one

copy c:\windows\repair\system

copy c:\windows\repair\software

copy c:\windows\repair\sam

copy c:\windows\repair\security

copy c:windows\repair\default

after each line it should say:

1 file copied

type: exit

Now Server will reboot

Solution for complete removal of Internet Explorer 9 in Windows 7


Uninstall IE 9 - freshly install IE 8 in Windows 8

Complete uninstallation of IE9

Start -> Run                    Paste the following script and hit enter

FORFILES /P %WINDIR%\servicing\Packages /M Microsoft-Windows-InternetExplorer-*9.*.mum /c "cmd /c echo Uninstalling package @fname && start /w pkgmgr /up:@fname /norestart"

Note:This script will remove IE9 and it will not rollback to IE8. You have to freshly download and install IE8 for down-gradation.

Solution for All shorcuts have been changed to LNK files in Windows 7


Shortcut issues in Windows 7

Sometimes when we run the desktop shortcuts of applications, applications will not run in Windows 7. Instead of executing applications tries to open with MS-Excel or any other MS- Office applications.


Click on Start > Run > type "regedit" and press the Enter key
Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileExts\.lnk\ .
Delete user choice folder, close registry editor and restart your machine.

Thanks to
Rajesh H
System Administrator
Puttur(DK) HPO-574201

Config file Missing error at the time of Booting in Windows XP


Booting Issues of windows XP - Config file Missing

Windows\system32\config\system File Is Missing Or Corrupt - When this error occurs at the time of booting  XP won't start, 


Boot with the XP CD and go to the RecoveryConsole. 


cd system32\config [enter]
ren system system.old [enter]
ren system.alt systemalt.old [enter]
copy c:\windows\repair\system [enter]
copy c:\windows\repair\regback\system [enter]

Thanks to
Rajesh H, System Administrator, Puttur(DK) HPO

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