How to Fix Sage 50 Error 1918

Sage 50 Error 1918

Sage 50 error 1918 shows the error message as “Error 1918- Error installing ODBC driver MYSQL ODBC”.

This error occurs when you are not able to install the ODBC driver with the .exe file. So for installing it, you need the proper process of doing it. Here you get to know the more reasons for this cause and also the solution to fix it. The solution is correct and verified as it is directly provided by the support team who is always here to help you out.

Cause for Sage 50 Error 1918

This error happens when:-

  • The ODBC is not set up in the correct way.
  • ODBC is not installed.
  • ODBC is not updated.
  • File not found
  • Connection lost

Solution to fix the Sage 50 Error 1918

There are steps to get this error fix by reinstalling the ODBC driver. You just need to follow the steps accordingly to get it done easily. The steps are as follows:-

For Sage 50 accounts v22 and below versions

  1. Firstly, check the directory of the program
    1. Go to the Help menu
    2. Then click on the About option
    3. After that go to the Program Details section and then note down the Program Directory
  2. ODBC driver needs to be reinstall
    1. You need to close all the software then restart your system now
    2. Do log in as an Administrator
    3. Press the Windows+E keys together from the keyboard
    4. Now search for the program directory
    5. In this directory, search the folder ODBC32 and then open it
    6. If you won’t find the folder then again install the Sage Accounts software
    7. On the setup.exe file, do open it to start the installation
    8. Select the Yes button
    9. In the end, click on the Finish button and reboot your system.

For Sage 50 accounts v23 and above versions

  1. First of all, close all the running programs in your system and then restart your system
  2. Do log in as the Administrator to your system
  3. Now you need to download the file according to the version that you want to download and also according to your operating system (32bit or 64bit)
  4. If you don’t know the type of operating system
  5. Then go to the Control Panel and then click on the System icon
  6. Now after downloading the file
  7. Double-click on the file to start the installation
  8. Then click on the Yes button and then Finish button
  9. In the end, restart your system.

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Sage 50 Error 1918
Article Name: How to Fix Sage 50 Error 1918
Description: Facing Sage 50 error 1918 when you trying to installing ODBC driver?, Here in this article read the main cause of this error and Solution for fix that issue, If you looking for support call for Sage 50 technical helpdesk number.
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