You may download
the General Ledger software files by clicking on each of the individual file icons below.
You need both files to install the software. I recommend that you
put these two files in a separate folder titled "General
Once you have the programs downloaded and in a folder, double-click
only on the Setup
file to install the General Ledger software.
If you want to put an icon on the desktop of your computer, perform the
(1) Click on the Start button and then select
(2) Find "Power Accounting System
Software" on the drop-down menu.
(3) Right-click on "Accounting 21st
Edition" in the sub-menu.
(4) Select "Create Shortcut" and a
shortcut will be created in the sub-menu (which then closes).
(5) Go back to the "Power Accounting
System Software" listing and you will see the shortcut
(2)] in the sub-menu. Drag the shortcut to your desktop.
Homework Report Printing
When printing reports for
the computer general ledger homework problems, always
print a General Journal, since we will use that journal to check
solutions in class. The browser instructions do not always
tell you to print this journal.
Windows Vista OS
The General Ledger software was developed for the Microsoft XP operating
system. All aspects of the software operates properly, with
one exception. There is a compatibility issue with the report printing
function under the Windows Vista OS. To get the software to successfully print,
you will need to go through the additional following three steps in the software initiation process.
1. Before running the program, right click the
program icon and go to Properties>Compatibility> and
the Compatibility Box for Windows XP ( Service Pack
2) or Windows XP (Service Pack 3), as appropriate.
2. At the bottom of the Compatibility Menu
you will also find a Privilege Level area. Make sure you
box titled "Run this program as an administrator."
as Administrator is a key element.
3. Click the "Apply" button at
the bottom of the menu and then "OK" your way out.
By following these three steps, it will allow
you to use all aspects of the general ledger software.
Windows 7 OS
If you have the Window 7 OS on your computer and you are
having problems running the General Ledger software, I would suggest you try one of the
following options to resolve the compatibility issue.
Procedure 1: Follow
the procedures listed above for the Vista compatibility issue. If this
does not correct the problem,
go to Procedure 2.
1. After installing the software, but before running the program,
right-click on the program icon and then click
2. Windows will try to detect compatibility issues. If it
finds any, Windows will give you two options:
a. Option 1: "Try recommended
b. Option 2: "Troubleshoot
3. It is suggested that you choose Option 1 first.
does not work, you can always go back and try Option 2, which
gives you the
opportunity to specify the previous version of Windows that you want to
achieve compatibility with
[i.e., Windows XP (Service Pack 2 or 3)].
4. After Windows applies the settings that you have selected,
click "Start Program" and
see whether the change has
solved the compatibility issue.
5. Click "Next"
to have Windows apply the settings permanently, or try again with different
This software will not
load or operate under Windows Version 8.