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FMP Payrite – Technical Specification

Payrite is a 32-bit Windows® payroll system and can also utilise file servers for data storage that are accessed using file & printing sharing for Microsoft networks.

The Payrite application itself operates on the following Microsoft supported desktop business orientated operating systems:

  • Windows Vista Ultimate or Business (both 32 bit and 64 bit editions) Recommended minimum processor 1.5GHz; recommended minimum memory 2GB
  • Windows 7 Ultimate or Professional (both 32 bit and 64 bit editions) Recommended minimum processor 1.5GHz; recommended minimum memory 2GB
  • Windows 8 and 8.1 Enterprise Professional (both 32 bit and 64 bit editions) Recommended minimum processor 8GHz; recommended minimum memory 2GB

Payrite can also operate within a Citrix or Microsoft Terminal Services environment on the following Microsoft supported server (non Itanium) operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, Enterprise or Data Centre (non Itanium) Recommended minimum processor 3GHz; recommended minimum memory 4GB
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard or Data Centre Enterprise Recommended minimum processor 3GHz; recommended minimum memory 4GB

In the specifications opposite the recommended minimums do not consider other software which may be running on the Windows operating system at the same time as Payrite. With networked systems, program response time is dependent on the speed of the server, other applications being handled by the server, and the speed and loading on the network. Additionally the following hardware may be required:

  • Approximately 100MB of disk space for Payrite’s program files
  • Approximately 500MB temporary storage, plus approximately 300MB per annum for data storage. Based on 1,000 employees, monthly paid payroll
  • Display capable of 1366 x 768 resolution or better
  • Printer, depending upon requirements
  • Payrite supports laser, ink jet, and dot matrix printers depending upon the pre-printed stationery used
  • CD Drive (optional, but Payrite’s regular major updates are distributed by CD)

Additional software for a Payrite environment may include:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 For Payrite’s E-filing module
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 and Microsoft WSE 3.0 For Payrite’s Advanced In Year Filing module
  • Microsoft Office 2007 (or above) For mail merge and automation
  • PDF Reader For reporting options and Payrite’s PDF Payslip module

TMCS (Time Management Costing System) is an additional application to Payrite and requires:

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 or 2008 R2 SQL licensing is not covered by the Payrite or TMCS licence and is not supplied by FMP
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0

If advantage is to be taken of any of the following facilities then internet access is required:

  • Payrite’s help system
    This is web based and hosted from FMP’s servers
  • The release notes for Payrite
    These are hosted from FMP’s servers, and are web based or also available for download as a
    single document
  • Provision for remote assistance session by Payrite’s Helpdesk
    If there is an issue with Payrite then it could be the case that this may lead to a speedier resolution
  • The latest timely download of service packs
    Payrite can check for and then download services packs from FMP’s own web site as they become available

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