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ShixxNOTE 7.net is released

March 16, 2022 Leave a comment

Today in March 2022, new program version ShixxNOTE 7.net Build 145 is released. After many years finally program again at the start, scan your network neighborhood for other computers. So now when you go to Send note to others dialog you will see in Network Neighborhood list all computer names which program found. After you select and add computer name it will go to Recipients List. In Recipient List you can add not only computer name, but also you can add IP address or email address. If you have email address in recipients list, program will ask your permission to run you mail client and then will send ShixxNOTE email note which contain note data (note color, title color, formatting, note text, etc.).

Send note to other dialog in ShixxNOTE 7.net program

As you can see ShixxNOTE 7.net works normally on latest Microsoft Windows 11. Main settings dialog now looks different. To refresh dialog new images are added. From main program menu (right mouse click on program try icon) select “Settings” and you will get General, Default note and Network settings dialog. There you can change how program will behave.

Main program menu Settings item selected

Network settings are important for users who like to send note to others. There you can change main ShixxNOTE 7.net program communication port 2000 to some other. Use this settings carefully. Also you can send note anonymously if you change option Default sent from option in Network settings dialog. After that when note is send recipient will not see from who it is. But recipient will then not able to reply to sender. If you like to fool somebody be anonymous.

Price for registered ShixxNOTE 7.net version is 49.95 USD. If you buy program you can install it on every Windows computer in your network neighborhood and setup ShixxNOTE network of computers. Then sending and receiving notes to other colleagues in your company for instance is so simple and easy. Hope you will enjoy my program and hope you will register it 🙂

Best regards,

Ozren Sirola

ShixxNOTE 7.net program author

ShixxNOTE 7.net announcement

November 4, 2021 Leave a comment

Current version for download is ShixxNOTE 7.net and it is the version without multiple users license discount. Now there is only one version for download. Price for registration of current version ShixxNOTE 7.net is 49.95 USD and it will be just one price from now. But instead of multiple license versions this version you can install on all computers in you network neighborhood.

ShixxNOTE 7.net running on Windows 10 screenshot

This year new code for scanning network neighborhood will be implemented in program. Scan will start at the program start and will save all found computer names in your network neighborhood in one file. After that when you want to Send note to other your Network neighborhood list will be populated from that file.

Best regards,

Ozren Sirola

Communication Has Never Been Easier

May 26, 2020 Leave a comment

 

SoftPediaEditorsReview

One of my favorite ShixxNOTE program Editor’s review is from Softpedia site. Program got 5 stars as an Excellent and badge from editor which you can see below. Name of the article is “Communication Has Never Been Easier” so please if you want check this great review of ShixxNOTE program by clicking on badge image link or image of complete page.

 

Communication Has Never Been Easier

This is an image of complete page and also it is a link to read program Editor’s Review.

Kind regards,

Ozren Sirola

Categories: ShixxNOTE Program

ShixxNOTE Your network neighborhood list and LAN

April 5, 2020 2 comments

Hello,

If you don’t see nothing in your network neighborhood list when you try to send note to somebody, then read this post. Probably you have Windows 10 and all necessary updates. Like me. On Windows XP, Windows Seven and also on first edition of Windows 10, that list was always full with names of computers in your LAN. Now today you see nothing. Also you don’t see your computer. But if you look below you will see your name of computer. So I decide to share with you how can you send and test sending of note to yourself. I decided to send one note to myself. Here below look on my picture first.

I got nothing in my list Network Neighborhood, but below I can see my computer name is OZREN which will be sender’s name after I send note to myself. So I entered that name in text box who to send. Simply wrote my computer name OZREN and pressed enter. Then I got in Note Recipient list my computer. So I got one note to send to myself. You can see I also did right mouse click on my computer name and there I got menu where I select option Show IP address. Voila after that I also got my IP address. So I could enter my computer name or IP address in text box.

After I added myself in note recipient list I clicked on button Send note. And off course I got my desktop sticky notes promptly with sound from my speakers.

You can see that in second picture below:

ShixxNOTE_LAN_02

Do it at your home or office and try to send note to the others by entering theirs computer names or IP addresses. It will work on Windows 10 with all cumulative updates. If you have Windows XP or old great Windows 7 you will have not this problems with empty lists.

Stay home because of world pandemic and wait like me for happy end.

Kind regards,

Ozren Sirola
ShixxNOTE author

Categories: ShixxNOTE Program

Need help for version 7.net

October 4, 2018 1 comment

Hello to all,

I need help from you users to translate one page of text, from English to German, France, Spanish and Italian language. If you do that I would be really happy and soon I would release new multilanguage ShixxNOTE 7.net program version.

ShixxNOTE_NeedHelp

Thanks in advance. Also I do have some of German and Italian translation but not all.

Kind regards,

Ozren Sirola

ShixxNOTE program author

Categories: ShixxNOTE Program

Windows Firewall Issue

February 28, 2018 2 comments

Hello,

Many times my customers write me after they have purchased program. Common reason is that some computers can send and receive note and some computer(s) can only send or only receive note. I always reply to my customers and write them to make sure that Windows Firewall settings are correct, meaning that ShixxNOTE program have opened default port 2000 for communication. So you can open default port 2000 or gave permission to ShixxNOTE program in Windows Firewall settings. This is always happening because when customer install program on a computer and then start program for the first time, Windows Firewall dialog prompts and they doesn’t know what to click on it.

So now I will put Windows Firewall images and what customer or simple 30-days trial user must click when program is installed and started first time on the computer. If you install program on Windows XP then you will get this dialog where you must click on the Unblock button like on an image below.

WindowsXPFirewall

If you are installing ShixxNOTE on Windows 7 or Windows 10 you will get again Windows Firewall dialog where you must click on Allow Access button like on an image below.

Windows10Firewall

If you do this at the program first start up you will have no problems later with sending or receiving notes.

Kind regards,

Ozren Sirola

ShixxNOTE program author

 

Make ShixxNOTE icon to appear on the TaskBar

January 8, 2018 Leave a comment

Hello folks,

If you have Windows 10 with latest update (I stopped counting how many times I had to update my OS) installed on your computer, than I would like to show you how to make ShixxNOTE icon visible in your taskbar.

Microsoft release update and than you have to uninstall VPN client just to get network That is my example. So now I am scared when I see that new Update is available 🙂 But lets just put ShixxNOTE icon always visible.

First you need to right mouse click on taskbar and select Taskbar settings iIconTaskbar_2018-01-08_00tem from menu. That item has this image beside.

After that you will get this image where you have to click on “Select which icons appear on the taskbar”.

IconTaskbar_2018-01-08_01

Then you only need to set ShixxNOTE icon to On. After that and after every next Windows 10 start up you will see ShixxNOTE icon in the corner 🙂

IconTaskbar_2018-01-08_02

Kind regards,

Ozren Sirola

Create new note on Windows 10

July 4, 2017 1 comment

Hello,

In my last article I wrote that ShixxNOTE is now Windows 10 Compatible and that you can find it on Windows Store. From Windows Store you can download 30-days trial version and you can also buy 25-Users License for 25.00 USD. If you didn’t know that now you know. But there is one problem. When you install app from Windows Store and when you get program icon in your Windows 10 Start Menu you will get only small ShixxNOTE icon in taskbar located near clock. Also after you restart computer you must again start program from Start Menu. Old installation had put ShixxNOTE shortcut in your Start Up menu and you wouldn’t notice that ShixxNOTE application is started.

If you install program from Windows Store you can do also everything for 30 days trial period. But on every computer start you must manually start program and click program icon or tile in Windows 10 Start Menu. Here is the picture of my Windows Start menu and ShixxNOTE tile.

ProgramStartMenu

Soon I will release on Windows Store new version which will start ShixxNOTE program on computer start up. I will announce that on program ShixxNOTE Program Homepage and here. But if you had install program from Windows Store or you have install program from program download page and started program setup, I must explain to users how you will create new note.

When you start ShixxNOTE you will see Splash screen and then nothing. But you will get new program icon in your task bar located near the clock. Like on the picture bellow.

ProgramTrayIcon

Many of my users doesn’t know how to create note after they see splash screen they don’t notice this small icon. Maybe in new version I will create some welcome default note. But if you want to create note you just need to double click on program icon. Second way to create note is to right mouse click on program icon and then you will get main program menu, from there you simply select option “New note”. Here on the picture below you can see some previously created notes and main ShixxNOTE program menu.

CreateNewNote

I hope now first time users will know how to create note(s) and after that send them across your LAN in your office 🙂

Kind regards,

Ozren Sirola

ShixxNOTE program author

ShixxNOTE app is on Windows Store

May 18, 2017 Leave a comment

Today I am announcing that ShixxNOTE program is now on Windows Store. If you have Windows 10 just click on the icon of Windows Store or write “Store” in your start menu. After that you will get something like this but some of the text will be on your language.

ShixxNoteOnWinStore_01After that click on ShixxNOTE tile which will be under Applications like on image above. After you click on it you will get all info about ShixxNOTE application and you will be able to install it on your computer. It is full valid 30-days trial version. But now it will be installed from Microsoft Store and 30-days trial period will be checked also by Microsoft Store. Off course you can always click on Buy button 🙂 Price is shown in your current currency but it is 25 USD but now this is 25-Users License version also. Check the image below to see all I am talking about.

ShixxNoteOnWinStore_02

This is the day I was waiting. To show all of my potential customers that you don’t have worry when you install program setup from program pages. Because then you get dialog saying that Publisher is Unknown and that you better click on “Don’t run” button. You can read about this issue in previous post. Now after ShixxNOTE passed all tests from Microsoft you can download it and install it on your computer running Windows 10 from Windows Store.

Kind regards,
Ozren Sirola
Categories: ShixxNOTE Program

ShixxNOTE is Windows 10 Compatible

May 16, 2017 Leave a comment

Last month I did a lot of work with my program ShixxNOTE. I wanted my program to be listed in a Ready For Windows listing and to be Windows 10 compatible. I pay about 20 USD to be Microsoft Developer and for getting access to Microsoft Dev Center. I must say that Microsoft support is really great. For my program I got two Microsoft support technicians.

Program one issue was to put ShixxNOTE program on Ready For Windows listing. I got support from Microsoft, his name is James Taylor. He guided me just for this program. I had to put Windows 10 Compatible Support Statement on my program site. So I added one more item in site menu, named it “Documents” and write there statement. I put Windows 10 Compatible Support Statement on my new web page and also I added link to PDF file which also contains same statement.

After I did what James told me to do, ShixxNOTE was added to Ready For Windows list. You can see this on picture below. There are two results. One is ShixxNOTE as Desktop app and second is ShixxNOTE as Universal Windows App.

ShixxNoteReadyForWindows

Second program was complex so I got support from Matteo Pagani who is Windows AppConsult Engineer. If I didn’t have him to lead me I would never gain Windows 10 Compatible logo and also made a new package for my program. That package story is long so I will just tell you that you must be patient and read a lot of help documents. I converted my MFC application written in VS C++ 6.0 to new Universal Windows application. That took me a week. Matteo Pagani helped me a lot. So I must say thanks to him. Matteo Pagani wrote me about 10 emails till I finished. Every question I asked he answered me promptly. I had to change my original C++ source code also prepare assets for my new ShixxNOTE package.

ShixxNoteWindows10Logo

On the picture above you can see that ShixxNOTE is Approved for directory and Approved for logo. For me it was a journey. I learned a lot and finally I got Windows 10 Compatible logo. Here is the logo which I picked from few different ones.

 

W10-Comp_DarkBlue

 

ShixxNOTE has been tested to be Windows 10 Compatible. Only Windows 10 Compatible software has passed tests for compatibility on devices running the Windows 10 operating system. Windows 10 Compatible products install without worry and run reliably with Windows 10.

Windows 10 Compatible software which is ShixxNOTE now

  • Is tested by you for compatibility on Windows 10.
  • Passed tests to minimize the possibility of crashes, hangs, and reboots.
  • Represents a commitment by you that the product will continue to work over the life of Windows 10.
  • Installs cleanly and reliably.
  • Eliminates unnecessary reboots.
  • Ensures compatibility with Windows 10, both 32-bit and 64-bit editions.

ShixxNOTE new application is now in submission process with all needed issues completed. I need to wait 3 days max. But I done everything correct so when they approve my submission you will be able to download ShixxNOTE directly from Windows Store. For now this is enough.

Kind regards,

Ozren Sirola

Categories: ShixxNOTE Program