Sage Data Service Has Stopped Running on 127.0.0.1
Sage 50 is a highly appreciated accounting software across the world. It is used extensively by the business community, for the amazing tools and features it offers. However, just like any other accounting software, Sage 50 is also not without its fair share of minor issues.
In this blog, we will look at a common error experienced by Sage users- the Sage Error 127.0.0.1. We will discuss why this error appears at all and will provide detailed solutions. If you are being troubled by this error, you will be immensely benefited from this blog.
Let’s first look into why this Sage error 127.0.0.1 error occurs at all..
What Causes the Sage Error 127.0.0.1?
The Sage Error 127.0.0.1 is mostly caused when the windows firewall blocks the connection. This issue can be solved by disabling the firewall and other security measures temporarily.
Resolutions to Fix Sage Error 127.0.0.1
Here, we are going to provide multiple, step-by-step solutions to fix this Sage 127.0.0.1 issue. Please follow the steps sequentially –
Total Time: 35 minutes
Turn off the Windows Firewall
🔸 Log in to Windows as an admin
🔸 Open Control Panel
🔸 Choose System and Security
🔸 Select Windows Firewall
🔸 On the left of the screen, click on the bubble labeled ‘Turn off Windows Firewall’
🔸 Select OK for the changes to take effect
Modify the Security settings on your System
🔸 To change the security settings on your system, please follow the instructions below –
🔸 You will need to install the Selective Startup
🔸 To perform this, right-click on the setup.exe file
🔸 Click the tab named Run as administrator
🔸 Change the security settings to allow Sage 50 updates
Configure the Windows Firewall Settings
Turning off the Windows firewall is not often recommended as it may pose security threats to your system. If you do not want to turn off the firewall, you may configure it and allow exceptions for the ports used by Sage 50. Here are the steps you should follow –
🔸 On the keyboard, press the Windows Start button
🔸 Locate Windows Firewall from the program list and click on it to open
🔸 Click on the Advanced settings option
🔸 Right-click on Inbound Rules
🔸 Click on the New Rules tab
🔸 Select the appropriate port used for Sage 50 connections
🔸 Click on Next
🔸 Make sure to select TCP as the protocol
🔸 Click Next to proceed
🔸 Checkmark on Allow the connections
🔸 Tab on Next to continue
🔸 Select all the profiles that are displayed on your screen
🔸 Click Next again
🔸 Next, assign a name for the new rule
🔸 Click on Finish
🔸 Open Sage 50 again
🔸 Check if the error message still appears
We hope the multiple methods mentioned above would help you fix the Sage Error 127.0.0.1. If you are experiencing any difficulties in performing the above-mentioned solutions, we would recommend you to speak to some authorized Sage experts 1800 964 3096
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I am Asked to Check if my Internet Connection Settings are Proper, to Resolve the Sage Error 127.0.0.1. How to do this?
🔹 Go to the Help menu
🔹 Click the Internet Connection Setup button
🔹 You will see a drop-down box. On it, click to select ‘ Use my computer’s internet connection settings to create a connection when this program accesses the internet ‘
🔹 Now click on next
🔹 From the drop-down box, select Advanced connection settings
🔹 Click on the Restore Advanced settings tab
🔹 Click Ok to proceed
🔹 Press the Done button
How to Turn off the Firewall in Windows 10?
🔹 Go to Windows Security
🔹 Click on the tab named Firewall & network protection
🔹 Click on Network to choose the network for which you want to turn off the firewall
🔹 Go to the Microsoft Defender Firewall section
🔹 Turn the toggle switch ‘off’. This will disable the firewall.
How to Resolve the ‘Sage Data Services Stopped Error’ on my Computer?
🔹 Restart the computer
🔹 If the issue still remains proceed with the steps below
🔹 On the computer that contains your Sage Accounts data, press t Windows + R together on your keyboard.
🔹 Fill in services.msc on the text box
🔹 Click OK
The list of services will be displayed on your screen. Locate the following services:
🔹 Sage 50 Accounts Control v23 / v24
🔹 Sage 50 Accounts Services v23 / v24
🔹 In the Startup Type column, if either of these services shows ‘disabled’, right-click on that service
🔹 Click on Properties
🔹 Go to the Startup type drop-down box
🔹 Click Automatic
🔹 Tab on OK to proceed
🔹 For each of these services, right-click and click Stop
🔹 Right-click on service again
🔹 Click Start
What is a Firewall?
A firewall is a device installed on your system to ensure network security. It carries out the task of monitoring traffic out of or into a network. Based on the configuration and a pre-defined set of security rules, it either blocks or allows traffic.