These are the steps to upgrade Cyrious v8.91 to the latest version of 8.91. If you are running an older version of SMS, see sms1_-_upgrade_version_8.x_to_8.91.

  1. Close all copies of SMS.
  2. Shut down the SSLIP on the server/host.
  3. Download the latest version of SMS from the support website.
  1. Open a browser and navigate to
  2. Log in using your credentials
  3. Click on Tech Support on the links across the top
  4. Click on Downloads on the links under Tech Support
  5. Locate and download the file SMS 8.91 Update. This will take you to a reference page for the latest version of SMS 8.91.
  6. Write down the installation code on the download page - you'll need it.
  7. Click Download to start the download. Save the file somewhere you can find it, like the desktop.
  1. Run the installer
    1. Choose “New Server” as the type of installation.
    2. Enter your support code when prompted. Do NOT proceed without the correct code or you will end up with incorrect reports, files, and more.
    3. Follow the steps to complete the installation.
  2. Reboot the computer. If you don't do this, the installation will hang during the update and you will have to reboot anyway.
  3. Confirm that the SSLIP starts up.
  4. Shut down SSLIP
  5. Set up Sharing the Cyrious Folder
    1. Navigate to the C:\Program Files (x86)\Cyrious (or C:\Program Files\Cyrious) folder.
    2. Click the Alt key
    3. Click on Tools, then Folder Options
    4. Click the View tab
    5. Click the Show hidden files, folders, or drives radio button
    6. Uncheck the Hide extensions for known file types
    7. Scroll down and uncheck the Use Sharing Wizard (Recommended)
    8. Right click on the Cyrious folder and choose Properties.
    9. Click on the Sharing tab
    10. Click the Advanced Sharing button
    11. The file should be shared as Cyrious$. This is usually already done.
    12. Click on the Permissions Folder
    13. If not already in the List, add the Everyone user.
    14. Set the Everyone user to have Full Control.
    15. Click OK to close the sharing folder.
    16. Click OK to close the Advanced Sharing Folder
  6. Set up the Security permissions
    1. Click on the Security tab.
    2. Click the Edit button
    3. Ensure the Allow Full Control checkbox is checked on all the groups or user names except the Creator Owner
    4. Click Apply
    5. Click the Advance Button
    6. Click the Change Permissions button
    7. Uncheck the Include inheritable permissions from this object's parent (or click the button to remove inheritance
    8. Click the Remove button
    9. Ensure there is Everyone at the top and there is Users and TrustedInstaller below Everyone
    10. Highlight and remove all other users
    11. Click the Apply button
    12. Check the Include inheritable permissions for this object's parent and Replace all child object permissions with inheritable permissions from this object checkboxes
    13. Click the Apply button
    14. Click the Yes button
    15. Click the OK button
    16. Click the OK button
    17. Click the OK button
    18. Close the properties window.
  7. Navigate to Cyrious>Common>BDE folder
  8. Double click on the BDEAdmin.exe
  9. Click on the Configuration tab
  10. Navigate to Configuration>Drivers>Native>Paradox
  11. Set Level to 7

NOTE: if nothing opens under Native, do the following steps to access the Paradox Drivers

  1. Open the Registry
  2. Navigate to HKey Local Machine>Software>Wow6432Node>Borland>Database Engine>Settings
  3. Delete the Settings key - this should allow you to access Paradox drivers in step 9
Update Data and Configure PCI Security
  1. Run SMS.
  2. That's all! Your SMS upgrade is complete
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