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How do I install Sage 50?

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Installing on workstations:

Installing on servers:

Reinstalling Sage 50:

  1. In Windows 10, Right click on the Start menu and click on Programs and Features / Apps and Features.
  2. Select your version of Sage 50 from the list.
  3. Click Uninstall.
  4. Reinstall the program from the Installer Files folder in C:\Sage.

Full Installation Steps:

  1. If you have the Sage 50 Accounting installation CD, please insert it to your DVD/CD Drive.
  2. If you have downloaded Sage 50 software please double-click the installer file
    • SA_202**CP1.exe
  3. If the older version of Sage 50 automatically downloaded the update on your workstation and you need the file for your server, navigate to the Sage 50 download folder:
    • C:\Users\Public\Documents\Sage Software\Simply Accounting\Download
    • Copy SA_202**CP1.exe to your server and run the executable from your server
    • Search in Windows for SA_202**CP1.exe, then run the file
  4. See The Welcome Centre for all currently available downloads and supported versions.
  5. Depending on your computer settings, you might get a similar message: "Do you want to allow the following program to make changes to this computer?"
  6. Select Yes to continue.
  7. Select Next to continue.
    • By default, the wizard extracts the installer files to C:\Sage\Sage 50 Accounting Installer Files - CDN Release 202x.x
  8. Select Install Sage 50 to start the installation process.
  9. Select your language, then select OK to proceed.
  10. Select Yes to have your firewall automatically configured.
  11. Select your installation type:
    • If you are installing this on your server computer and will not be using Sage 50 on this computer, select Advanced and then choose Server Only to install only the Connection Manager
    • If you plan on using Sage 50 on this computer click on Typical to continue
  12. If you have a previous version of Sage 50 installed on this computer and you are entitled to the latest version:
    • The installation will retrieve the activation codes automatically if the computer is connected to the internet
    • Select Next to continue automatically or select No thanks if you want to activate manually and then enter your serial number
  13. Please read and select I agree to accept the terms of the license agreement if you want to proceed with the installation.
  14. Select Finish to exit out of the installation and open Sage 50.

DocLink: How to install the Sage 50 Connection Manager on the server