GADS OS Software Now Requires .NET Framework 4.6.1 or Higher

by ronfluegge 24. February 2019 16:02

All good things must come to an end, even Windows 7. After January 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or support for PCs running Windows 7. But you can keep the good times rolling by moving to Windows 10.

The GADS OS software versions prior to 2019 required .NET Framework 4.5.2 or higher. The release of .NET Framework 4.5.2 was announced on 5 May 2014.

Beginning with versions 19.x.x.x, the GADS OS software will require .NET Framework 4.6.1 or higher.  The release of .NET Framework 4.6.1 was announced on 30 November 2015. This version requires Windows 7 SP1 or later.

Decoding GADS OS Version Numbers

by ronfluegge 8. August 2015 11:49

The GADS OS software uses a version numbering scheme composed of four sets of numbers.  Here's how to decode it!

          {major version number}●{minor version number}●{build number}●{update number}

The first number is the major version number, and it refers to the year the particular version of the application was compiled (e.g., 15=2015,14=2014, etc.).

The second number is the minor version number, and it refers to the month the particular version of the application was compiled (1-12).

The third number is the build number, and it refers to the day of the month the particular version of the application was compiled (1-31).

The fourth, and last number, is the update number, and it is used to identify the update number if more than one compile of the source code is "released" on a given date (0,1,2,3,...). 

Therefore, if your version is shown as, then your version was compiled on 4/15/2013 and was the first released (0) version on that date.

So, there you go…  You now know how to read GADS OS's version numbers!


by ronfluegge 26. March 2014 17:08

External Notification for Release to Market Participants

March 26th, 2014

B326 – ICAP Reference System

The ICAP Reference System will automate the ICAP market mitigation measures currently performed manually by the Market Mitigation and Analysis Group.  Utilizing a web-based data portal, the MPs will be able to upload and review their market mitigation measure, while the NYISO will use this data portal to review the MP’s inputs.  This new system will increase transparency, provide a structure for open dialogue and potentially assist in avoiding disputes.

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