You would need to follow these instructions if your PC does not contain the required software and settings.
1. Download Required Software:
The following software are required for effiPOS to run properly: (Note that all these software can also be downloaded from http://www.effikc.com/software/)
- Java JDK-6 for Windows: Available from http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/index.jsp
- MySQL 5.1.x: Available from http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/5.1.html
2. Software Installation:
(a) Install Java:
NOTE: Most likely your PC already contains JAVA which is required for running effiPOS. You can check this by going to: Start -> Run. Then type ‘cmd’ into the window that opens and click ‘OK’. A DOS Command terminal would open. In this terminal type the command ‘java -version’ and press enter. You should get a result like:
java version “1.6.0_20″
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_20-b02)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 16.3-b01, mixed mode)
If you get a message like the one shown above, it means that JAVA 1.6 is already installed on your PC and you would not require to install JAVA again.
(b) Install MySQL:
Installation instructions for MySQL can be found at: http://effikc.com/pdf/MySQL_Installation.pdf
(NOTE: Remember the ‘root’ user password that you set during MySQL installation)
effiPOS, the next generation Point of Sale software for retail chains can be downloaded from:
effiPOS requires the following to be installed in your PC before you can begin installing it:
- Java JRE 1.6
- MySQL 5.1
The detailed installation instructions for the software and the pre-requisites can be found at:
How to obtain a license:
After downloading effiPOS, send an email to email@example.com with the subject: effiPOS Demo License Required. In the email, provide the name of your organization, the region of use and the contact person. We will provide you with a license key that would be required at the time of installing effiPOS
Keeping with our commitment to come up with new products for small and medium enterprises, we are happy to announce our newest addition to our product line- effiPOS.
effiPOS is a platform independent Point of Sale software. It has been designed specifically for multi-store operation with both desktop and web-based modes. It packs in all the features required by modern day retailers at an unbelievable price. Moreover, we are continuously updating effiPOS with the feedback from our valuable customers so that it evolves with the evolving needs of the industry.
Currently the advanced version (desktop mode) is available at an introductory price of Rs 9,990 (US$ 225). It has all the features except those in a chain-store setting (which requires the web mode along with the desktop mode). The software is also available for a no obligation evaluation for FREE for up to 30 days.
We are working on the help and FAQ section. So till then, please bear with us. In case you have any question, please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Details of the software can be found here: