How to Fix Sage 50 Not Enough Memory for Printing or Invalid Printer Setup Error

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Many of our regular readers have intimated to us that they have been facing certain issues related to printers while trying to print from within the Sage 50 application. Of all the error messages reported, the Sage 50 error message not enough memory for printing or invalid printer setup error is the most common. In this blog, we are going to describe a number of simple methods to fix this issue.

Have you experienced these messages of late? Are you also in search of easy remedies to fix this issue for good? You should look no further than this blog. By following certain basic troubleshooting methods discussed here, you can get rid of this issue for good.

But, before proceeding to the troubleshooting part, let’s first understand why it occurs in the first place.

What are the causes of the Sage 50 not enough memory for printing or invalid printer setup error?

Many technical and operational issues in your system could be causing this issue. Some of these are –

  • Insufficient user rights
  • Printer not available
  • Windows error.

Steps to Fix Sage 50 Not Enough Memory for Printing or Invalid Printer Setup

Here we are providing multiple methods to resolve this common issue-

Total Time: 35 minutes

1st Method: if the issue is caused because of Insufficient user rights

Before proceeding with the steps to troubleshoot, please log in to your computer as an admin. Then, follow the steps below-

💠 On your desktop, do a right-click on the Sage 50 icon 
💠 Click on Run as administrator
💠 The prompt for the User Account Control (UAC) will be displayed on your screen. 
💠 Agree to it 
💠 The program will run now
💠 Now try to print and check if the issue is appearing again

2nd Method: if the issue is Caused due to Windows Errors

If there is any issue with your Windows operating system, you may experience this error message. To troubleshoot, carry out the steps below-
💠 Verify if the sample company is also giving the same error
💠 Change the printer setup to either a PDF or XPS document writer and check if you are still getting the same error message
💠 Now navigate to Control Panel
💠 Then go to Administrative Tools
💠 Click the Event Viewer
💠 Choose the Windows Logs
💠 Click on Application
💠 Choose Filter Current Log
💠 Keep a check for Errors
💠 Click OK to proceed
💠 If you notice a WMI or .Net Framework error, consult with your IT expert

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3rd Method: if the issue is caused due to an incorrect Printer Selected or the printer not available at all

It may happen that you have not selected the correct printer or your selected printer is not available to print at the moment. Therefore, you need to make sure that you are sending the print command to the right printer. To ensure this, follow the sequential steps shown below-
💠 Navigate to Setup
💠 Go to the Reports & Forms section
💠 From the list appearing on the left, choose the section you want to print (Packing Slips, invoices or Cheques)
💠 Verify if the selected printer is available. If multiple entries exist for a selected printer, test to figure out the correct entry
💠 Check if you are able to print successfully now

4th Method : Check if the Print Spooler Service is functioning properly

💠 Go to Control Panel
💠 Click on Administrative tools
💠 Now click on Services
💠 Next, you need to right-click on the Print Spooler service
💠 Click on Start. 
💠 Check if the service is started already. If so, click on Restart
💠 Check if you are able to print successfully now

Final Words!

We hope the steps shown above would help you resolve the ‘not enough memory for printing’ or ‘invalid printer set up error’ message issue in Sage 50. If you are still unable to resolve this issue, or if you encounter any difficulties in performing the steps outlined above, we recommend that you should consult with an experienced Sage professional.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How can I reset the default printer?

Here are the steps to follow-
💠 Make an exit from the Sage 50 application
💠 On your keyboard, press the Start key 
💠 Next, go to the Devices and Printer section
💠 Search for an alternate printer
💠 Do a right click on it 
💠 Choose ‘Set as default printer’
💠 Now, select the printer you set previously as the default printer
💠 Right click on it and select ‘Set as default printer’
💠 Next, close down the Devices and Printer screen
💠 Log in to Sage Fixed Assets
💠 Go to the File section now
💠 Click on the Print Setup tab
💠 Next, click on the alternate printer
💠 To proceed, click OK 
💠 Run the report program again

I am facing the ‘Sage Printer not Activated Error Code 41’ message. What is causing this issue?

Many technical issues often lead to this issue. Here, we are mentioning some of the most prominent causes-
💠 An issue with the printer configuration 
💠 In case you are using the v6.0.2.9 printer driver and apply it manually to the Sage PDF Converter /Sage 100 PDF Converter 
💠 The updated version of the Amyuni PDF Converter driver v5.50 is not installed on your system. You can get it installed through a Windows update. 
💠 One or more issues with the PDF Converter
💠 UAC (User Account Control) is enabled
💠 The printer driver you have installed is having compatibility issues
💠 Issues related to the Amyuni Document Converter 600
💠 Email Writer may have got damaged

I am currently having issues while printing through the Sage 100 PDF converter. I am advised to reinstall this converter. How can I do this?

Please follow the steps below-
💠 Please log in to your computer as an admin
💠 On the desktop, right-click on the Sage 100 icon 
💠 Click on Run as administrator 
💠 Now, log into the Sage 100 application
💠 Go to the File section
💠 From the Sage 100 Toolbar, click on Run 
💠 In the textbox appearing on your screen, type PL_AdvancedOptions_Ui 
💠 Click OK to continue
💠 On the next screen, click OK to select the default date
💠 Click on the Install Converter tab
💠 Next, exit from the Paperless Office Advanced Options 
💠 Try printing to Paperless again 
💠 Check if it is functioning without any issues

Please note: before checking for the error again, you may be asked to search for the 600 document converter driver and install it.

What are the Possible Causes of the Sage 50 Could not find a Printer Driver issue?

Several issues on your system often contribute to the occurrence of this issue. Some of these are as follows-
💠 Updates are pending for the printer driver  
💠 Unresolved issues with the User Account Control or UAC
💠 Incompatibility issues with Windows
💠 Permission issues related to users and programs
💠 Your email program is not compatible with Sage
💠 Updates related to MS Office and the Sage software are yet to be installed
💠 Incorrect settings related to the Sage 50 Email writer

What is the procedure to clear the print pool?

Please follow the steps below-
💠 On your keyboard, press the Ctrl and R keys simultaneously
💠 The Run window will open up
💠 In the text box, type services.MSC.
💠 Press Enter 
💠 A list of running services will pop up on the screen. 
💠 Locate the print spool service
💠 Do a right-click on it and choose the Stop option

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