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Date/Time

Fieldpine use the date/time as reported by Windows, and we rely on this value being correct. Transactions are recorded using the date/time reported from Windows when needed.

It is not practical for Fieldpine to recreate their own date/time source rather than using Windows date/time. Reliable values such as date/time is something an operating system is meant to provide. The Point of Sale cannot reliably validate that the date/time is correct without communicating to another computer.

Incorrect Date/Time

Note A

The default action is to continue with bad dates, based on the rule it is better to capture sales and fix later than block selling to a customer, however, some retailers may prefer to have the problem fixed first. If the setting PlatformCheckFailure=abort is defined, the POS will force exit after informing the user