Disable backorder – Zen Cart

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When a customer purchases a number of the same item but there is not enough in stock, the customer receives the below message but allowed to continue to checkout.

Products marked with *** are out of stock.
Items not in stock will be placed on backorder

1) Login to your Zen Cart admin panel
2) Access the configuration menu
3) Click on Stock
4) Amend ‘Allow Checkout’ to FALSE