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We are experiencing increased error rates related to our Amazon servers impacting our online services. These errors may cause issues with our Cloud, Remote Access, Online Booking, and other online services hosted in Amazon. Technicians are currently working to resolve these issues. Please check our Facebook page for periodic updates.

We recently experienced a service outage related to our Amazon servers impacting some of our Remote Access customers. These services should be restored for most customers. If you are still experiencing issues please follow the directions on this Support Article to restart the Remote Access service on your computer which should resolve the issue. Please check our Facebook page for more information. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your service.

System Maintenance is scheduled between Monday night, July 17th, 9:00 pm EST and Tuesday morning, July 18th, 12:00 am EST. Customers may experience a brief interruption in our Cloud, Remote Access, Online Booking, and other online services during this time frame. We don't expect any long outages and all services should be restored quickly. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your service and patience.

We recently experienced a service outage related to some Amazon Web Services, which affected key functionality of our Remote Access Service. This interruption happened on Thursday, June 22nd, between the hours of 9:00pm and 2:00am EST. The Remote Access Service is now fully restored. If you continue to experience issues with your Remote Access Service, please follow the directions on this Support Article to restart the Remote Access Service and try reconnecting again. You can also restart your computer to restart your service. If you are still experiencing issues afterwards please contact our support team at 1 (800) 604-2040.

All of our services have been restored after a brief interruption that impacted our Cloud, Remote Access, Online Booking, and other online services. This interruption occurred between 9:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. EST on April 10th. Thank you for your patience!

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I obtain my newest temporary serial number?

We are currently in the process of moving away from temporary serial numbers in order to save you time and headache. Instead, it is highly recommended that you register your software with your online Orchid acc...

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Do I need assistance to install Orchid?

Orchid is easy to install and most customers do not need assistance from support. Here are some instructions. Download the software. The latest version of Orchid software can be found here. After the insta...

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Will my computer be able to run Orchid?

Most modern PCs can run our software. You can view the hardware requirements for Orchid here. Mac computers can also run our software as long as they have a program like Parallels and a copy of Microsoft Window...

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What is Microsoft SQL Server and do I need to purchase a copy of it?

SQL Server is the program that manages your information in Orchid. It’s included for free with Orchid. You don’t need to purchase it or pay anything extra if your business has less than 10 computers at a single...

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Where can I download the mobile apps?

iPhone and iPad users can download our app from the Apple App Store, Android users can find the app in the Google Play store, Kindle users download our app from the Amazon Marketplace, and Blackberry 10 users c...

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Does my computer need to be on for Remote Access to work?

Yes, the computer with your database will need to remain on for Remote Access to work. Information from your database is synced right to the app, so real time access to it is critical.

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How do I add Remote Access users?

Click here to sign up and start using Remote Access. Once you’ve created an administrator account, log in and easily add employees by selecting Employees > Double-click desired employee’s name > New Remot...

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How do I manage employee permissions for Remote Access?

Access and permissions settings assigned in your software carry over to Remote Access and vice versa. To view the permissions settings for Remote Access functions only, log in to Remote Access with an administr...

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Will your Online Booking service work with my existing website?

Yes. Click here for a detailed walkthrough on exactly how to add Online Booking to your site.

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Will your Online Booking service work with my business' Facebook page?

Yes. Click here for a detailed walkthrough on how to add Online Booking to your page.

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