Monday, August 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