How to install updates ?

How to install updates ?

Heenry Asked on December 10, 2017 in Sage.
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    Sage 50—U.S. Edition
    • How to install updates.
    • Where can I find the latest update?
    • How to install tax updates or service releases.
    • How to locate and manually install updates.
    • How to manually install tax updates, tax form updates, service release updates or product updates.
    • Manual install of tax updates, tax form updates, service release updates or product updates.
    • Update does not start after closing program.
    • Update does not automatically install.
    • How do I install updates manually?
    • I click Download in Updates window and the download does not start.
    • Do I need to download update to install it on workstations after installing on the server?
    • Manually install updates
    • Install updates manually.
    • When I exit the software, the installation for the update does not begin

    Option I: Automatic Installation

    1. In most cases, when an update is available for installation, a prompt to do so will appear when Sage 50 Accounting—U.S. Edition is closed
    2. Select Yes on the installation prompt
    3. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the update
    4. If the installation prompt does not appear, see Option II

    Option II: Manually Install Service Releases and Tax Updates

    1. Close Sage
    2. Open Computer
    3. Browse to Updates folder located in your data path,“How to find data path and program path” in the Related resources section
    4. Right-click latest Service Release or Tax Update, and then select Run as administrator

    Note: If the update file is not present, “How to manually download updates” in the Related resources section.

    1. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the update
    2. When the update completes, open Sage
    3. Select Help, and then select About Sage 50 Accounting to verify the update installed

    Option III: Tax Forms Updates

    1. Follow the link in Additional Information for the forms update
    2. Select Download
    3. Save Peach.exe
    4. If Sage is on a different PC, copy Peach.exe to a CD or USB and take it to the Sage computer
    5. Double-click Peach.exe to start the installation
    6. Follow the on-screen prompts to install the update
    7. When the installation completes, your tax forms will be up-to-date and ready to use


    • Service releases and tax updates downloaded through Services, Check for Updates are saved to the Updates folder in your data path.
    • In a network setup, service release updates must be installed on the server first.
    • Tax updates must be installed at each computer using Sage, but the order does not matter.
    • The most recent service release must be installed before installing the most recent tax update.
    • If running Windows Vista, 7, or 8, you may need to disable User Account Control to successfully install the update. “How to disable User Account Control (UAC)” in the Related Resources section.
    • If none of the above steps correct the issue then use Programs and Features in the Windows Control Panel to remove Sage 50, download a new copy of the installation files and use those to re-install Sage 50 (new installation files include the latest updates)

    Source: Sage Community forums.

    Disclaimer: Sage Accounting Solution is an independent provider of Sage Related services and is not affiliated with Sage.

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    Support Team Answered on December 10, 2017.
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