Knowledge Base

  1. FAQs 

    1. Ascend Quick Links
    2. What is Emergency Support? How do I access it?
    3. How do I get a Support Tech connected to my computer?
    4. Trek Connect E-Commerce Frequently Asked Questions
  2. Hardware & Peripherals 

    1. What are the minimum hardware requirements for Ascend?
    2. How do I install a new workstation?
    3. How do I install my receipt printer?
    4. How do I install a label printer?
    5. How do I install my payment terminal?
  3. Integration 

    1. How do I use Trek Connect Retail Marketing with Ascend?
    2. How do I submit an idea for an improvement to the software?
    3. How do I create an Ascend University account?
    4. How do I process Trek warranties?
    5. How do I account for bikes bought on TrekBikes.com?
  4. Inventory 

    1. How do I use the Category Mapper?
    2. How to I prepare for a full-store, physical inventory?
    3. What permissions do my staff need to do a cycle count or full-store inventory?
    4. How does the full-store inventory scanning process work?
    5. How do I import scan files from my inventory scanner?
  5. Reporting 

    1. How do I run a custom query?
    2. What do all of the Ascend Analytics metrics mean?
    3. Where can I find my "top" customers?
    4. How do I deliver reports automatically?
    5. What information does each of the Work Order reports display?
  6. Sales 

    1. How do I run a sales transaction?
    2. How do I complete a return?
    3. How do you create a quote?
    4. How do I add a customer?
    5. I messed up a sale/payment. How do I fix it?
  7. Services 

    1. How do warranties work?
    2. How do I set up my service center’s availability for scheduling?
    3. How do I manage my store’s Spaces?
    4. How do I manage my store’s work order Statuses?
    5. How do I configure my default work order preferences?
  8. Troubleshooting 

    1. My nightly database backups are failing
    2. I got a pop-up saying Ascend can't connect to my payment processing device
    3. My label printer isn't working
    4. My barcode scanner isn't working
    5. My inventory scanner isn't working
  9. Users & Permissions 

    1. What do each of the Ascend client permissions do?
    2. How do I add a new user?
    3. How should I handle seasonal employees (who may come back next year)?
    4. I forgot my password for Ascend
    5. I forgot my user name or password for Ascend Online Reports
  10. Version Updates 

    1. How do I install an Ascend update?
    2. Release Notes (General Release)
    3. Release Notes (Early Release)
    4. Release Notes (Beta)
    5. Why does my client PC(s) prompt me to update even after my server PC has been updated?
  11. All articles 

    1. Ascend Quick Links
    2. How do I install an Ascend update?
    3. How do I use the Category Mapper?
    4. My nightly database backups are failing
    5. How do I use Trek Connect Retail Marketing with Ascend?

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