Error: “Sage 50 cannot be started…”

Error: “Sage 50 cannot be started…” ?

Heenry Asked on December 10, 2017 in Sage 50.
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    Issue Resolution:


    The error message can occur for a number of reasons. To find the solution that best fits, please answer the following questions. If the answer is no, go to the next question. If you answer yes, follow the article suggested. If the article does not resolve the issue, return to this article and pick up at the next question.

    Solution I: Most common fix

    1. Restart pervasive on the computer that hosts the data. Follow Article ID 29802: “Error: “Sage 50 cannot be started.” when Pervasive is not running”
      Note: If you do not find the Pervasive PSQL Workgroup Engine in Services, follow Article ID 29921: “Error: “Sage 50 cannot be started…” and Pervasive is not installed or the service is missing”
    2. Verify the error is resolved on that computer
    3. If you are running Sage 50—U.S. Edition on a network and the workstation is still getting the error but the server is not, restart pervasive on the workstation.

    Solution II: Recent install

    If you recently installed the program, did the install get stuck on step 3 of 3? If yes, follow Article ID 29749: Error: Sage 50 cannot be started… and my Sage 50 icon is damaged.

    Solution III: Check computer

    Solution IV: Sage 50 installed on a network

    Solution V: Error occurs on one computer only

    Follow Article ID 39611: “Error: “Sage 50 cannot be started…” and my Windows Profile is damaged”.

    Solution VI: Error occurs in one company only

    Follow Article ID 29807: “Error: “Sage 50 cannot be started…” and there outdated or damaged files in the company folder”

    Solution VII: Reinstall program

    If none of the articles listed above have resolved the issue, follow Article ID 10169: “How to manually remove the program”. After following the article, reinstall Sage 50. See Article ID 10262: “Installation instructions”

    Note: If the above articles do not resolve your error, please contact Sage Technical Support Phone Number at 1 888 489 0694

    Resolution for Issue ‘Error: “Sage 50 cannot be started…”’ available: Yes (Solved).
    Source: Sage Community forums.
    Disclaimer: Sage Accounting Solution is an independent provider of Sage Related services and is not affiliated with Sage.

    Error: “Sage 50 cannot be started…”: this issue or error code is a known issue related to Sage accounting products. Support for this issue is available either by self-service or paid support options. Experts are available to resolve your Sage issue to ensure minimal downtime and continue running your business. First try to resolve the issue yourself by looking for a resolution described below. If you are experiencing too many issues, you may want to import Sage 50 to Quickbooks. More info Call Sage Technical Support Number at 1 888 489 0694.

    Support Team Answered on December 10, 2017.
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