Windward Software has updated Windward System Five's Payroll Module to incorporate required changes. By updating your Windward Payroll module you will ensure payroll calculations are accurate. 

If your Windward Payroll version is not up to date, you can choose to update just payroll using the FTP update process or you can visit us online to schedule an appointment  

*This process is for on-premise installations of Windward System Five. If you are a System Five on Cloud customer, please contact to request an update.

Checking Windward Payroll Version

To check your Windward Payroll program version sign into the software after applying the update.

You may be prompted to Update Payroll System Data when signing into Windward Payroll.

  1. Click the Start Update button to complete the upgrade
  2. Click the OK button once the upgrade has been completed.

  3. After signing into Windward Payroll click on the “System Settings” button and choose “About Payroll”.
  4. The system will display Payroll Program Version Payroll SYS Version or greater with a Tax Version of 2022 in the year.