Sage 50 is a popular accounting software used by businesses worldwide. However, like any software, it can encounter errors and issues that can be frustrating for users. In this post, we will provide solutions to some of the most common Sage 50 errors and issues.

Our aim is to help you diagnose and resolve these errors quickly and efficiently so that you can get back to running your business smoothly.

Table of Sage 50 errors, descriptions, problems, and possible solutions

We have compiled a table with a list of errors, their descriptions, problems that can arise due to the error, and possible solutions.

Error Description Problems Possible Solutions
Sage 50 Error (General) A general error that occurs in Sage 50. Can cause the software to crash or freeze. Try restarting the software. If the error persists, contact our team..
I/O errors An error that occurs when there is an issue with input/output operations. Can cause data corruption or loss. Check the device drivers and cables. If the error persists, contact our team.
Sage 50 Accounting has encountered an unexpected error and needs to close An error that occurs when Sage 50 encounters an unexpected issue. Can cause the software to crash or freeze. Try restarting the software. If the error persists, contact our team.
Sage 50cloud Error 3111 An error that occurs when there is an issue with the Sage 50cloud service. Can cause the software to crash or freeze. Check the internet connection. If the error persists, contact our team.
Sage 50 error 1603 An error that occurs during installation or upgrade of Sage 50. Can prevent the software from being installed or upgraded. Check the system requirements and try again. If the error persists, contact our team.
Sage 50 software – error code 30 (printer not activated) An error that occurs when there is an issue with the printer. Can prevent the software from printing. Check the printer settings and try again. If the error persists, contact our team.
Sage 50 system – error 1935 (corrupt download or incomplete installation) An error that occurs during installation or upgrade of Sage 50. Can prevent the software from being installed or upgraded. Check the system requirements and try again. If the error persists, contact our team.
Sage 50cloud error 1920 An error that occurs when there is an issue with the Sage 50cloud service. Can cause the software to crash or freeze. Check the internet connection. If the error persists, contact our team.
Sage 50 Error – Fatal Error – Unknown Error – Unrecoverable Error – System Error – Technical Error An error that occurs when there is an issue with the software. Can cause the software to crash or freeze. Try restarting the software. If the error persists, contact our team.
Sage 50 – error in file lock table full An error that occurs when there are too many users accessing the same file. Can prevent users from accessing the file. Reduce the number of users accessing the file.
Sage 50cloud error reading module 4 An error that occurs when there is an issue with the Sage 50cloud service. Can cause the software to crash or freeze. Check the internet connection. If the error persists, contact our team.
Sage 50c error you have reached the maximum number of users An error that occurs when the maximum number of users has been reached. Can prevent new users from accessing the software. Increase the number of users or remove inactive users.
Sage 50 user I/O error on file UserPREF.DAT An error that occurs when there is an issue with input/output operations. Can cause data corruption or loss. Check the device drivers and cables. If the error persists, contact our team.
Sage 50 – error loading dll An error that occurs when there is an issue with a dynamic link library. Can prevent the software from running. Check the system requirements and try again. If the error persists, contact our team.
Sage 50 database size limit An error that occurs when the database size limit has been reached. Can prevent new data from being added to the database. Upgrade to a higher version of Sage 50.
Sage 50 – error may mean you are attempting to print to the old Sage 50 email writer An error that occurs when there is an issue with the email writer. Can prevent the software from printing. Check the email settings and try again. If the error persists, contact our team.
Sage 50 payroll error – error for the Payroll Formulas **SIT contains the word OF that is not recognized by Sage 50 An error that occurs when there is an issue with the payroll formulas. Can prevent the software from calculating payroll. Remove the unrecognized word from the payroll formulas.
Sage 50 exchange error codes An error that occurs when there is an issue with the Sage 50 exchange service. Can cause the software to crash or freeze. Check the internet connection. If the error persists, contact our team.
Sage 50 – error reading or writing to the file An error that occurs when there is an issue with reading from or writing to a file. Can cause data corruption or loss. Check the device drivers and cables. If the error persists, contact our team.
Sage 50 Accounting error 3110 An error that occurs when there is an issue with the Pervasive database engine. Can prevent the software from running. Restart the computer and try again. If the error persists, restore an error-free backup or repair the data files.
Sage 50 exchange error codes An error that occurs when there is an issue with the Sage 50 exchange service. Can cause the software to crash or freeze. Check the internet connection. If the error persists, contact our team.
Sage 50cloud error installing pervasive An error that occurs when there is an issue with installing the Pervasive database engine. Can prevent the software from running. Disable the antivirus software and User Account Control. Verify the security settings on the installation folder.
Sage 50 balance sheet is out of balance An error that occurs when the balance sheet does not balance. Can cause issues with financial reporting. Check the account balances and transactions.
Sage 50 – error this is not a valid company An error that occurs when the company file is corrupted or damaged. Can prevent the software from running. Restore an error-free backup or repair the data files.
Sage 50 – error unable to determine security privileges An error that occurs when there is an issue with the user’s security privileges. Can prevent the user from accessing certain features. Check the user’s security settings.
Sage 50 error 11 An error that occurs when there is an issue with the Pervasive database engine. Can prevent the software from running. Restart the computer and try again. If the error persists, restore an error-free backup or repair the data files.
Sage 50 error 18 An error that occurs when there is an issue with the Pervasive database engine. Can prevent the software from running. Restart the computer and try again. If the error persists, restore an error-free backup or repair the data files.
Sage 50 – code 20 An error that occurs when there is an issue with the Pervasive database engine. Can prevent the software from running. Restart the computer and try again. If the error persists, restore an error-free backup or repair the data files.
Sage 50 – error 288 An error that occurs when there is an issue with the Pervasive database engine. Can prevent the software from running. Restart the computer and try again. If the error persists, restore an error-free backup or repair the data files.
Sage 50Cloud error 1935 An error that occurs during installation or upgrade of Sage 50cloud. Can prevent the software from being installed or upgraded. Check the system requirements and try again. If the error persists, contact our team.
Sage 50 – error- an error has occurred in the script on this page An error that occurs when there is an issue with the script on the page. Can cause the software to crash or freeze. Try restarting the software. If the error persists, contact our team.
Sage 50 – error database engine on computer is unavailable An error that occurs when there is an issue with the Pervasive database engine. Can prevent the software from running. Restart the computer and try again. If the error persists, restore an error-free backup or repair the data files.
Sage 50 – error 1317 An error that occurs during installation or upgrade of Sage 50. Can prevent the software from being installed or upgraded. Check the system requirements and try again. If the error persists, contact our team.
Sage 50 – error 1603 An error that occurs during installation or upgrade of Sage 50. Can prevent the software from being installed or upgraded. Check the system requirements and try again. If the error persists, contact our team.
Sage 50 – error 49153 An error that occurs when there is an issue with the Pervasive database engine. Can prevent the software from running. Restart the computer and try again. If the error persists, restore an error-free backup or repair the data files.
Sage 50 code error 1628 An error that occurs when there is an issue with the Pervasive database engine. Can prevent the software from running. Restart the computer and try again. If the error persists, restore an error-free backup or repair the data files.
Sage Software 50Cloud error code 20 An error that occurs when there is an issue with the Sage 50cloud service. Can cause the software to crash or freeze. Check the internet connection. If the error persists, contact our team.
Error 30 – Sage printer inactive error code 30 An error that occurs when there is an issue with the printer. Can prevent the software from printing. Check the printer settings and try again. If the error persists, contact our team.

 

We hope that this table has been helpful in resolving some of the most common Sage 50 errors and issues. Remember to keep your software up-to-date and to back up your data regularly to avoid data loss. We hope that this post has been informative and useful to you.

If you encounter any other errors or issues, please do not hesitate to contact our team for assistance.

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FAQs

Some common Sage 50 errors include I/O errors, error reading or writing to the file, error loading dll, and error in file lock table full. These errors can cause the software to crash or freeze, prevent printing, or cause data corruption or loss.

The solutions to Sage 50 errors depend on the specific error. However, some general troubleshooting steps include restarting the software, checking device drivers and cables, and checking system requirements.

To prevent Sage 50 errors, keep your software up-to-date, back up your data regularly, and ensure that your system meets the software’s requirements. You should also avoid running large reports during peak hours and close unnecessary programs and windows.

To back up your Sage 50 data, go to the File menu and select Backup. Follow the prompts to create a backup file. You should back up your data regularly to avoid data loss.

To restore your Sage 50 data, go to the File menu and select Restore. Follow the prompts to restore your data from a backup file. You should restore your data if you experience data loss or corruption.

To optimize your Sage 50 performance, ensure that your system meets the software’s requirements, close unnecessary programs and windows, and avoid running large reports during peak hours. You should also consider upgrading your hardware if your system is slow or outdated.

If you encounter an error not listed here, contact our team for assistance. We can help you diagnose and resolve the issue quickly and efficiently.