How to Fix Sage Error 1327 Invalid Drive while installing ?

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Whenever the Sage Error 1327 while installing appears on your screen, you would understand that you are getting an error due to an invalid drive. It appears mostly during the Sage 50 installation process. This error occurs when a need arises for updating the system registry during the course of the installation. Because of file corruption, the system registry points to an invalid drive or another temporary drive and this triggers the Sage Error 1327 Invalid Drive.

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Are you one of the users that have faced this issue of late? We know, it can be really annoying to come across such errors if you are in the middle of something very important.  You donโ€™t need to worry though! You are at the right place! Just go through this blog. Here, we will tell you about some easy, step-by-step methods to fix this issue. Implement the steps mentioned in this blog and get rid of this error once and for all!

First things first! Letโ€™s get to know why this error occurs.

Reasons for Sage Error 1327?

Many functional and technical issues contribute to the occurrence of the Sage Error 1327 Invalid Drive. Some of these are mentioned below-

  • Incomplete download of the Sage 50 software.
  • The Software may have been infected with viruses.
  • If the windows registry has got corrupted due to any change in the software.
  • If the Sage 50 software has got corrupted by any active software or program running at the background.
  • The  Sage Error 1327 while installing may also appear if there exists a missing drive in your  system.
  • This error may also occur at times when you try to install an Office 365 component .

Steps for Fix Sage Error 1327 Invalid Drive

Here are some of the methods to fix the Sage Error 1327 while installing.ย Please follow the steps properly to prevent the issue from occurring again-

Total Time: 35 minutes

Solution 1: Update the System Registry and Create Temporary Device

๐Ÿ’  Press & hold the Windows key on your keyboard
๐Ÿ’  While holding the key, Press the E button
๐Ÿ’  If the drive letter exists in the error message, do not try creating a temporary drive
๐Ÿ’  Update the System Registry
๐Ÿ’  If the drive letter does not exist in the error message, create a temporary drive

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Solution 2: Change Value Data in Registry File

๐Ÿ’  Press & hold the Windows key on your keyboard
๐Ÿ’  While holding the key, Press the R button
๐Ÿ’  The Run menu will appear. Type REGEDIT in the text box
๐Ÿ’  Click OK
๐Ÿ’  Now, browse to the following folder

Hkey_current_user\software\microsoft\windows\CurrentVersion\ย Explorer\ Userย Shell

๐Ÿ’  Look for entries that list the incorrect drive
๐Ÿ’  Change the Value Data field so that the Registry points to the C Drive
๐Ÿ’  When finished, click Ok

Solution 3: Update Windows

๐Ÿ’  Scan your computer fully for malware and viruses.
๐Ÿ’  Allow software updating on the computer.
๐Ÿ’  Update the system device software
๐Ÿ’  Installย all the windows updates available.
๐Ÿ’  Uninstall and reinstall the Sage 50 software to overcome the issue.
๐Ÿ’  Launch the software again after completing all the steps above

Solution 4: Map Network Drive in Computer

๐Ÿ’  Right click on the Desktop folder on your computer.
๐Ÿ’  Go to New Folder and create a new folder with the name test.
๐Ÿ’  Now right click on this folder and select Properties.
๐Ÿ’  Click the Sharing tab and then on Advance sharing.
๐Ÿ’  Now check Full Control
๐Ÿ’  Click OK.
๐Ÿ’  Close the Properties Window
๐Ÿ’  Now right click Computer and properties.
๐Ÿ’  Note down the system name
๐Ÿ’  Close all the windows.
๐Ÿ’  Press the windows key + R.
๐Ÿ’  Click OK
๐Ÿ’  Right click on Test
๐Ÿ’  Click Map Network Drive.
๐Ÿ’  Clickย Finish.
๐Ÿ’  Install the Sage 50 software again and see if the error still exists.

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Final Words!

We hope the troubleshooting steps mentioned above have helped you a great deal to fix the Sage Error 1327 Invalid Drive on your Computer. If you are still not able to get rid of this issue, or, if you experience any difficulties in carrying out the above-mentioned steps, we would recommend you to speak to our experts.

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๐Ÿ”” Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. What type of companies is Sage 50 more useful for?

Ans: Sage 50 is considered more useful for comparatively smaller companies that do not expect an influx of over 10 users at a particular point in time.

Q2. How I can verify the existence of a drive letter?

Ans: Please follow the below-mentioned steps:
๐Ÿ’  Press Windows + E together
๐Ÿ’  Check if a drive letter appears in the error message
๐Ÿ’  If the drive letter exists in the error message, do not try creating a temporary drive
๐Ÿ’  Verify the user
๐Ÿ’  Update the System Registry

Q3. Which one is better? Sage 50 or Sage 100?

Ans: Both are useful software for businesses. However, Sage 100 is a true ERP system and if you need more functionality to match your business growth, it has more to offer you.

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