Sage 50 Bits Error

Sage 50 Bits Error

We have been informed by many users of Sage 50 that they have faced regular issues while installing or configuring the software. Out of the different error codes the users receive while installing or configuring the Sage software, the Sage 50 bits error is a pretty common one.

In this blog, we will look at some effective solutions to resolve this issue. If you are also experiencing this error code of late, please go through this blog, implement the solutions mentioned herein and get rid of this issue once and for all.

Before proceeding to troubleshoot, let’s first understand the reasons why this issue occurs..

What are the Causes of Sage 50 Bits Error?

Many technical and functional issues in your system may lead to the occurrence of this Sage 50 Bits error. Some of them are listed below-

  • Windows is not updated to the latest version
  • Compatibility issues between the Windows operating system and the Sage software
  • The UAC (User Account Control) is enabled and it is blocking the installer’s access to the system information
  • The compatibility option for the installer is activated
  • Some other software installed on your computer is preventing the installation/configuration.
  • The input of the tablet PC is enabled

What is the Procedure to Resolve the Sage 50 Bits Error?

Here, we will discuss multiple methods to fix the Sage 50 Bits Error –

Total Time: 35 minutes

Disable the Tablet PC Input

🔸 On your keyboard, press Windows+R together
🔸 The Run window will pop up.
🔸 Type services.msc in the box provided
🔸 Click OK to proceed
🔸 Right-click on Tablet PC Input
🔸 Change the Startup type to Disabled
🔸 Click OK again
🔸 Re-install the program

Turn off the UAC (User Account Control)

Please follow the below-mentioned instructions to turn off the UAC in Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10 –
🔸 On your keyboard, press Windows+R together
🔸 The Run window will pop up.
🔸 Type Control Panel in the search box 
🔸 Click OK.
🔸 Select User Accounts 
🔸 Click on User Accounts (Classic View).
🔸 Click on the Change user account control settings tab
🔸 You will get a prompt from UAC. 
🔸 Choose Yes 
🔸 Move the slider. 
🔸 Set it to Never Notify 
🔸 Select OK
🔸 It will turn the UAC off
🔸 Restart the computer
🔸 Check if you are still getting the issue

Install the Latest Windows Updates

For Windows 7 and Vista

🔸 Click on Start 
🔸 Go to the All Programs section
🔸 Click on the Windows Update tab

For Windows 8

🔸 Navigate to the right sidebar of your screen
🔸 Click on Settings
🔸 Now click on Change the PC settings
🔸 Finally, click on Update and recovery

Delete Temporary Files

🔸 On your computer, browse to C:\Windows\Temp
🔸 Press the CTRL+A together, to select all of the files
🔸 Press Delete to erase all the temp files
Please note: if some of the files cannot be deleted, click the Skip button and follow the steps below –

🔸 Shut down the computer
🔸 Press the WINDOWS +R button on the keyboard
🔸 Type %temp% on the text box provided
🔸 Click the OK button
🔸 Press the CTRL+A together, to select all of the files
🔸 Press Delete to erase all the temp files
🔸 Restart the computer

Uninstall and Reinstall Sage 50

🔸 Log in to your Windows system with admin credentials
🔸 In Windows 8.1 and lower, locate Programs and Features
🔸 Click on Control Panel >>Start
🔸 In Windows 10, right-click on the Start menu. Then click on Programs and Features >> Apps and Features
🔸 Choose your Sage 50 version from the list
🔸 Click on Uninstall Sage 50
🔸 Now proceed to reinstall Sage 50 by downloading the product from Sage 50 Product and Payroll Updates 
🔸 If you have a previously downloaded installation file of Sage 50, browse to C:\Sage\Sage 50 Accounting Installer files 202*.* 
🔸 double click on launch.exe to initiate the installation process
🔸 Click Yes to continue
🔸 The Sage 50 Install Shield wizard will open up
🔸 Click Next to continue
🔸 Now select Install Sage 50
🔸 Choose your language
🔸 Click OK to proceed
🔸 You might get a prompt, asking you if you wish to continue with the installation
🔸 Select Yes to continue 
🔸 Choose your preferred installation type
🔸 Click to accept the terms & conditions of the license agreement
🔸 The Install Shield Wizard will start the installation 
🔸 After the installation gets completed, you will receive a confirmation message
🔸 Select Finish to exit 
🔸 Open Sage 50
🔸 Check if the issue is still there

We acknowledge how annoying it can be if you experience bugs and errors while being in the middle of something important. This is why, in this blog, we tried to provide you with some easy solutions to fix the Sage 50 bits error. If you are still not able to troubleshoot this issue with the solutions provided above, or, if you have any more queries, you should consult with some authorized Sage experts 1800 964 3096.

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How to Install the Latest Windows Updates for Windows 10?

🔹 Click on Start 
🔹 Go to Settings
🔹 Click on the Windows Update tab
🔹 Select Check for updates
🔹 The available update will be displayed on your screen
🔹 Select and click to install it

Can I Install Sage 50 on Multiple Computers?

🔹 Yes. You can. Simply purchase a license for each of the computers where you want to install the Sage 50 software. If you are a SAN (Sage Accountants Network) member, you can purchase any number of user licenses between 2 and 40.

How to Run Disk Cleanup on my Computer?

🔹 Take a proper backup before proceeding to free up your disk space
🔹 To run Disk Cleanup, open the explorer window on your computer
🔹 Right-click on the name of your main directory (usually C drive)
🔹 Click on Properties 
🔹 Click on the Disk Cleanup tab

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