Disabling and enabling home pages for CS Professional Suite Software

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Disabling the home page for CS Professional Suite applications can be a useful troubleshooting step. Follow the instructions below to disable the home page.

Steps to disable for all users (Globally)

  1. Close UltraTax CS.
  2. On your workstation browse to X:\WinCSI\UTYYSys. Where YY is the version of UltraTax CS and X is the drive or network location where UltraTax is installed. For example, UltraTax CS 2016: UT16Sys.
  3. Create a new folder or file named utYYhome.na.
    • Press Ctrl + Shift + N, to create a utYYhome.na folder. Name the new folder utYYhome.na where YY is equal to the last two digits of the year of UltraTax.
    • To create a utYYhome.na file complete the following:
      1. Right-click the utYYhome.con file, where YY is the version of UltraTax CS.
      2. Choose Rename and replace the .con in the file name with .na.
      3. Press Enter to save your changes.
      4. When you receive a message that the file might become unusable, click Yes to confirm the change.

      Note: If you do not see a utYYhome.con file, you may have file extensions hidden. To check, open Windows Explorer and choose Organize > Folder and search options > View (Windows 8 and higher choose View > Options > View). If marked, clear the Hide extensions for known file types checkbox.

  4. Open UltraTax CS and confirm that the home page does not load.

Steps to disable for a single user

  1. Choose Setup > User Preferences > Home Page.
  2. Change the Display the Home Page drop-down to Never and click OK.
  3. Close and reopen UltraTax CS.
  1. Close FileCabinet CS.
  2. Browse to X:\WinCSI\FcabSys, where X is the drive or network location where FileCabinet CS is installed.
  3. Create a new folder or file called fcYYhome.na.
    • Press Ctrl + Shift + N, to create a fcYYhome.na folder. Name the new folder fcYYhome.na where YY is equal to the version of FileCabinet CS.
    • To create a fcYYhome.na file complete the following:
      1. Right-click the fcYYhome.con file, where YY is the version of FileCabinet CS.
      2. Choose Rename and replace the .con in the file name with.na.
      3. Press Enter to save your changes.
      4. When you receive a message that the file might become unusable, click Yes to confirm the change.

      Note: If you do not see a fcYYhome.con file file, you may have file extensions hidden. To check, open Windows Explorer and choose Organize > Folder and search options > View (Windows 8 and higher choose View > Options > View). If marked, clear the Hide extensions for known file types checkbox.

  4. Open FileCabinet CS and confirm that the home page does not load.

Steps to disable for all users (Globally)

  1. Close Fixed Assets CS.
  2. On your workstation browse to X:\WinCSI\DeprSys, where X is the drive or network location where Fixed Assets CS is installed.
  3. Create a new folder or file named faYYhome.na.
    • Press Ctrl + Shift + N, to create a faYYhome.na folder. Name the new folder faYYhome.na where YY is equal to is equal to the version of the year of Fixed Assets CS.
    • To create a faYYhome.na file complete the following:
      1. Right-click the faYYhome.con file, where YY is the version of Fixed Assets CS.
      2. Choose Rename and replace the .con in the file name with .na.
      3. Press Enter to save your changes.
      4. When you receive a message that the file might become unusable, click Yes to confirm the change.

      Note: If you do not see a faYYhome.con file, you may have file extensions hidden. To check, open Windows Explorer and choose Organize > Folder and search options > View (Windows 8 and higher choose View > Options > View). If marked, clear the Hide extensions for known file types checkbox.

  4. Open Fixed Assets CS and confirm that the home page does not load.

Steps to disable for a single user

  1. Choose Setup > User Preferences > Miscellaneous.
  2. Change the Display the Home Page drop-down to Never and click OK.
  3. Close and reopen Fixed Assets CS.

Re-enabling the home page

Disabling the home page in any CS Professional Suite application is typically a troubleshooting step or a temporary workaround. If or when a permanent resolution has been found, you can re-enable the home page by deleting the home.na file that was originally created (above) within the applicable directory.

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