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How to Change the AutoEntry Sync App Start-up Type
How to Change the AutoEntry Sync App Start-up Type
Converting the start-up type from Service to Console/vice versa.
Emma Carroll avatar
Written by Emma Carroll
Updated over a week ago

You may need to change the start-up type of your Sync App to a Console or Service (vice/versa) Application in the instance that you are receiving an error message, or the app was not installed correctly.

Applies To

  • Sage 50 users

  • QuickBooks Desktop users

How to change the Sync App's start-up type

To change the start-up type of your Sync App, please do the following:

  1. Open your Task Manager (this is a pre-installed app on every PC), select the Services tab at the top, then click on Open Services at the bottom of that window.

  2. When the Services Window opens up:

  • Right-click on the AutoEntry.DesktopSync.Service and select Stop.

  • Once stopped, right-click on AutoEntry.DesktopSync.Service again and select Properties.

  • Under Startup Type select Disabled

  • Click OK

  • Open the Sync App again and ensure you are able to view your company list

  • The Sync App is now running as a Console application

Additional Information

  • For more information on the differences between a Service Application and a Console Application, please click here.

  • If you are trying to change the start-up type, but the option is unavailable/greyed out, please click here.

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