How to Add the New California Battery Fee (Effective April 1, 2017)


The Battery Fee will be set up as a surcharge and coded to accounting code 2-MISC OR a classification not currently being used. This will allow the fee to be tracked on the Full Details Report in the MISC 2 column. You will need to verify that any surcharges already configured are NOT coded to […]



Profit Indicator Light


Profit Indicator Light:     On the Work Order screen, you will notice the stoplight right there in the center of the screen. This is the Profit Indicator Light. We put this here to give you a quick look at the profitability on the work order and give you the option to look at the […]



Winworks Service Tracking


Winworks Service Tracking Service tracking in AutoShop can save you time and help you bring customers back into your shop. Getting customers to come back into your shop is a key part of growing your business. Winworks Service Tracking and automatically notify you when a customer is due for a service when they are in […]



NAPA Interface


Watch the video below to learn more about how the Winworks AutoShop program interfaces with the NAPA parts ordering system. If you own the Winworks Premium edition you can set NAPA up today! If you do not own Premium, you can upgrade your version of the software and set up NAPA tomorrow!      



Winworks at Vision Show 2016


Winworks at Vision Show 2016   We will be at the 2016 Vision Hi-Tech Training & Expo, March 4th-5th, 2016. In booth #438 right by the concessions. Stop by and talk to Tom and Luke.  We have some exciting things to show you! Be the first to know about all the happenings at Winworks Software! […]



Winworks 7.2 Update


New in Winworks 7.2!   1. A new December 2015 Vehicles Database is included with this update 2. CARFAX users now have the convenience of automatic upload after End of Day processing. See the Data tab on the Preferences window. 3. Standard tasks are no longer limited to 9,800. 4. We’ve corrected PDF viewing issues […]



AutoShop and Windows 10


  October 14, 2015 UPDATE: At this time, Winworks programmers have resolved the issues concerning Windows 10 compatibility.  We have not yet released the update that will fix the issues at this time. We are compling the files, and plan to release a update patch in the next few weeks, in the meantime, customers experiencing […]



AutoShop Premium Edition


AutoShop Premium Edition has been a great upgrade for many of our customers who have come from Professional Edition or GS Edition. With the AutoShop Premium Edition, you can have access to our IAP interface. IAP stands for Internet Auto Parts, with IAP you have complete seamless access to your local part suppliers that are apart […]



Reselecting Vehicle or Customer on a Work Order


Somtimes during busy times, and customers are waiting, and becoming impaticent, mistakes can happen. The cusomer or vehicle could be loaded onto the wrong Work Order. In Winworks, there is a fast as easy way to correct this common mistake. All you need to do is to go into the Work Order, double click on […]



My CarFax Service Shop


Here at Winworks, we are happy to be close partners with CARFAX. With our partnership with CARFAX, Winworks users get the ability to use CARFAX’s QuickVin System. Just type in the license plate and the state, and CARFAX will automatically enter the VIN in for you. No more mistyping in the VIN.  In exchange Winworks users […]



Security System


Build right into the Professional and Premium editions of the software there is a security system.  In “Options>Preferences>Security system”, you can set up all the security settings for your shop on an employee by employee basis.  As an owner or shop foreman you can have an “Override password”. This password will give temporary access to […]



SQL Search in Marketing Machine


SQL Search in Marketing Machine:     Included in the Professional and Premium editions of the Winworks AutoShop Management program, is the AutoShop Marking Machine. There are so many prebuilt ways to extract customers into data files, postcards, emails and more. One of the most popular features in the Marking Machine is the ability to […]



Setting up Email in Winworks AutoShop


Setting up Email in Winworks AutoShop   In Winworks AutoShop you have the ability to email invoices to your customers. But in order to set the email up, you need some information from your email provider.  In this post, we have compiled some of the most used email accounts and researched the settings needed to […]



CARFAX UPLOADING


CARFAX UPLOADING- CARFAX is valuable tool to thousands of shop owners all over North America. In many ways it is like having another tool in the shop; it can bring in revenue and make the job a whole lot easier. When a shop uploads a vehicles service history to CARFAX in the AutoShop program, CARFAX […]



The Benefits of Backing up your Data


The Benefits of Backing up your Data Backing up the data you record in your automotive repair program is one of the best practices you can have in your auto shop. There are many shops who suffer from natural disaster and theft, that never get their data back. They are forced to start from scratch, […]



Introduction to Marketing Machine


Introduction to Marketing Machine In Winworks AutoShop we make it easy to run the marketing for your shop. No more countless hours looking though record after record finding customers that are in need of an oil change! In the Winworks AutoShop system, it is hassle free to find a customer needing any given service, and […]



Integration with IAP (Internet Auto Parts)


Included in our premium edition, is the integration with IAP (Internet Auto Parts).  If you already have, or are considering purchasing your copy of the Winworks AutoShop Management Program, than IAP could be the one feature you don’t want to miss out on. You can order parts from participating local part suppliers, and order them […]