Sage Runtime Error โ€œR6034โ€ When Installing Sage 50 Accounts

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Sage 50 is regarded as one of the most popular and effective accounting software in the market for all kinds of business owners as well as accounting professionals. While using the software, you may across certain technical errors such as Sage Error R6034, which is also known as a Runtime Error.

In this post, we are going to talk about what this error is and how can it be resolved.

What is Sage Runtime Error R6034?

The Sage Error R6034, or Runtime Error R6034, falls under the purview of Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library Error. This means that you come across the error if there an application fails to load correctly, the C Runtime library. You are more likely to come across this error as you try to install Sage 50 Accounts. This indicates that either there is a problem with the Sage 50 installation files or perhaps the Microsoft Visual C++.

Sage Runtime Error R6034

An important thing to keep in mind here is that you can come across this error even if you have a 32-bit system. However, the error may look different than above. Also, in a 32-bit system, the following error is normally followed by another error once you press OK.

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Cause of Runtime Error R6034:

One of the most probable cases behind this error is that the C Library has been loaded without a manifest because of which the Sage 50 installation files are not being supported by the library and causing the Runtime Error R6034.

Also Read: How to Fix Sage Runtime Error 1607

Anytime you try to load the C Library without a manifest, you will always come across this error because it is considered incorrect to load it like that. The industry norm is to load DLL files with a manifest. If you have built your application on a good system with Microsoft Visual Studio, chances are that the compiler or the manifest is already included in your application. However, if it isnโ€™t, you would have to add it yourself while building the application.

Luckily, the Runtime Error R6034 while installing Sage 50 Accounts only results due to an incorrect file name on the file that has the manifest or a corrupt file.

Resolve Sage Runtime Error โ€œR6034โ€:

To fix Runtime Error R6034 while installing Sage 50 accounts, you can try one of the following methods:

Total Time: 35 minutes

Option 1: Rename Files

๐Ÿ’  Start your computer and ensure that you are logged in as an Administrator
๐Ÿ’  Go to My Computer/This PC
๐Ÿ’  Open the following directories:
๐Ÿ’  C:\Windows
๐Ÿ’  C:\Windows\System64 (if you are on a 64-bit computer)
๐Ÿ’  C:\Windows\System32 (if you are on a 32-bit computer)
๐Ÿ’  Right-click on each of the following files and select Rename to rename these files and add โ€œoldโ€ to each of them
๐Ÿ’  dll
๐Ÿ’  dll
๐Ÿ’  dll
๐Ÿ’  You can now install Sage 50 accounts and rename the files that you changed earlier to their original names

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Option 2: Install SBDDesktop.exe

At times, you get a runtime error but there is no code mentioned in the error. If thatโ€™s what you encounter, then follow these steps:

๐Ÿ’  Start your PC and go to My Computer/This Computer
๐Ÿ’  Now, open the C:\ drive and browse to C:\Program Files\Common Files\SageSBD\SBDDesktop.exe
๐Ÿ’  Right-click on it to rename the file to โ€œSBDDesktop.exe.manifestโ€
๐Ÿ’  Next, go to Updates and install the SBDDesktop Installer Utility
๐Ÿ’  Finally, install the SBDDesktop and restart your system

Final Words!

The above-mentioned steps are highly recommended and vouched for by Sage experts. However, if you still face the same error after trying both, it is best that you get in touch with our technical support team so they can resolve it for you. To contact our round-the-clock team or highly skilled Sage professionals, you can give us a call or write an email us at support@accountingadvice.co with your concern.


๐Ÿ”” Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. Can I also get a Runtime error if I have low disk space on my computer?

Ans: Yes, it is quite possible to experience a runtime error if your computer is running low on free space. To resolve this,
โžค You must back up your files and free up space on your hard drive
โžค Also, clear the cache on the computer and reboot it
โžค Additionally, you can also try to run a Disk Cleanup by going the explorer window, right-clicking on the main directory which is normally the C:\ drive, hit Properties, and select Disk Cleanup.

Q2. Are there any specific symptoms of R6038?

Ans: Unfortunately, these are no specific symptoms to Runtime Error R6038 and they can popup without any warning. You can see them at any time while using Microsoft Access. In fact, if you donโ€™t fix the issue when it happens the first time, you may see these errors on your screen, and many others, showing up on your screen repeatedly.

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