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New software builds and updating QW5

We update the software with new builds every few months which contain a number of updates and patches that can help you get the most out of the QW5 software and avoid issues in the future. It is important to ensure your Quality Window 5 (QW5) product is up to date in terms of maintenance releases. Read on […]


An important new build of Quality Window 5 (812) is now available for downloading.

Our latest build QW5 (812) is now live. We strongly recommend you download and install this release.  Remember maintenance releases are always free. An important issue that this update addresses is to address the potential loss of changes when more than one user is editing a single record at the same time.   See below for details on […]


Viewing data in SQL Databases using QWSQLWizard

There is a easy method of accessing valuable data locked away in your SQL databases.    Using the QWSQLWizard Utility you can access that data and present it in the QW5 “look and feel” helping you to unlock the secrets hidden in the data using the QW5 Analytical charting tools. To accomplish this you will need an extraction tool […]


Managing Resource Files in QW 5

The Shared Configuration Manager Utility (QW5SharedConfig.exe) assists QW5 application administrators with the task of centrally locating, managing and sharing resource files for all QW 5 users. The Utility allows for the managing of the following Quality Window resources files:  Rules definition file – defining and prioritizing Control rules used by the Summary(Alarm) screen  Statistics definition […]


Licensing options for Quality Window 5

There are two main types of licensing for the QW 5 Product. Standalone Dedicated workstation licenses Concurrent Licenses Standalone Workstation licenses: This type of license is  dedicate to a specific workstation. It is best suited for workstations used by what we call “primary users”.  These are users that must have QW 5 available to them at […]


An important new build of Quality Window 5 (805) is now available for downloading.

Our latest build QW5 (805) is now live. We strongly recommend you download and install this release.  Remember maintenance releases are always free. Recent updates to operating system network protocols on servers may cause data integrity issues related to the reading and writing of QW5 Application files.  This release of Quality Window, build 805, addresses these […]



Fixing the 2019 Date Validation Error

If you ever get the Date Validation Error of ‘Date must be between [2019-11-30 00:00:00 and …]’ while trying to Add a new record in Quality Window, this error typically occurs because you somehow have a null record in your QW database. The null records are generally caused by power interruptions on either the workstation […]


Charting MS Excel data with QWXL 3

By default MS Excel is the go to tool for collecting and storing data. It is easy to setup and maintain by the creator and provides a great repository of data. Now what do you do with all that data? Some people just store it for future use, some use it to create reports, and […]


Meeting the 21 CFR part 11 requirements with Quality Window 5

The US Federal Drug Administration (FDA) requirements under the regulation 21 CFR part 11 states all manufacturers of regulated brands must comply to these standards. Meeting these requirements for Quality Window Applications involves employing an number of features available in the standard version of the product. They are: Use of the Protected setting for a […]


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