Please choose one of the installers below – Demo company license included
Wagemaster 5 – Installation and Starting Up
Installing the system
Download the latest release of the software using the link on this page (existing users can upgrade using the same download). Try downloading without download accelerator if downloaded file is corrupt (Use “Save as”)
To install the run the installation package that you downloaded. The installer will complete the installation using default settings (recommended) or you may specify a particular installation location.
Note: This is just the front end installation, network users may specify a shared data location when creating the company data files.
The system will prompt you to create a company the first time you start it up.
Unless you have already purchased a license key choose “Sample data”
Click on continue and accept default folder or specify a network location
Login to the Demo company to start software evaluation.
For networked users:
Install on each work station and use the “Connect to existing company data” option when prompted for new company.
If you are using versions 4.11 and above you may install and use the same license key to create new company files into which you import you existing data.
To import navigate to Tools menu in the newly created company and select “Data tools”. Follow on screen instructions to import your data.
New NHIF Rates Setup
To change to the new NHIF rates proceed as follows:
1. Select Setup & tools menu
2. Select Tax rates
3. Fill in NHIF rates table with new figures. See published rates here.
4. Close Tax rates window and wait for system to recalculate the payroll
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Do we do presentations?
Yes we do within the Nairobi, Nakuru and Mombasa area. This does not apply to resellers who must do their own presentations.
2. Is the price negotiable?
The prices are fixed but discounted for smaller companies are per advertised scale
3. How about group companies?
We offer 30% discount on additional companies within the same group. Proof of belonging to the group may be required. The discount applies to the cheapest of the licenses purchased.
4. Can the same license be used on different computers?
Yes you may install the software with the same license on as many computers as you like. The license fixes the company name only.
5. Do we have terms for payroll bureaus?
Special rates may be negotiated individually with payroll bureaus depending on number and type of licenses required.
6. Do we provide after sales support?
Yes we provide free support for first 3 months and paid support thereafter. At the moment we charge 5,000/= per quarter for remote support (email/telephone/remote desktop) and 5,000/= per visit (available for Nairobi customers only).
7. Do we provide software updates?
Yes we do. All updates are free to download at this time and will install using the license present on the computer.
8. Do we do installations and training?
Yes we do both installation and training free of charge within Nairobi. The client may choose to come to our offices or be trained at their premises.
9. Is the software networkable?
Yes the software works in a client-file server environment which means the backend database file may be placed in any shared folder on a LAN and be connected to by all other client workstations which will be running the front end software.
10. What is the maximum number of users?
There is no maximum number of users but we recommend no more than 5 concurrent users per company
11. Is the software web based or accessible via the internet?
No the software is desktop based and is not accessible over the internet. It however uses the internet to send emails when required (e.g.: payslips)
Enhanced multi-currency reporting
Minor bug fixes
Enhanced recruitment module
Fixed backup issue
Other bug fixes
Pay grade link to daily pay and working hours
Various bug fixes