Sage 50 Error 1316
Sage 50 is highly appreciated by the business community and accounting professionals across the world. It offers amazing tools and features to make accounting an extremely easy affair for them. The Sage 50 accounting software is also a highly user-friendly one. Even a novice accountant can operate it with ease. However, just like any accounting software you come across, Sage 50 also has its fair share of issues and bugs.
In this blog, we will look at a common error experienced by Sage users- the Sage 50 error 1316. When this error occurs, the user would get the error message – “Error: “1316. The specified account already exists. “If you are also troubled by this error message of late, we may just be your savior. In this blog, we will discuss why this error message appears at all and will also provide a simple procedure to fix it.
Let’s proceed then!
What are the Causes of the Sage 50 Error 1316?
Users often experience this error at the end of an installation or after uninstalling Estimating from a system. The primary reasons behind the occurrence of the Sage 50 error 1316 are listed below-
- The previous instance of Estimating was not properly uninstalled from the system
- A previous installation of Aatrix Forms is interfering with the process of the ongoing installation.
A Simple Procedure to Fix Sage 50 Error 1316
Here, we are providing a simple, step-by-step procedure to resolve this Sage 50 error 1316. Please follow the steps sequentially –
Total Time: 35 minutes
Go to Utility. Now open and perform the Microsoft Easy Fix
Select Sage Accounting Tax Forms and click Next to proceed
You will receive a prompt, asking if you want to proceed with the process to uninstall. Click Yes
Wait till the process gets completed. Then, download the updated versions of the tax forms
Now click on the Download Update tab
Click on the Run button twice
The Overwrite Protection window will appear on your screen. Click on the ‘Yes to all’ option. Click Next to proceed
Click on the ‘I accept’ tab to accept the terms option and then click Next to proceed
The Customer Information window will appear on your screen. Click Next to proceed
Click on the Complete tab and then hit the Next tab
Click on the Install option
Now, verify if the issue is solved
Just like any other software that relies on codes and algorithms, Sage 50 also has its fair share of issues and errors. In this blog, we have suggested a simple but, highly effective procedure to fix this issue once and for all. We hope it will help you resolve this issue. If you are having any difficulties while performing the above-mentioned steps, we would recommend you to consult with some authorized Sage experts.
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To Fix the Sage 50 Error 1316 Issue, I am Asked to Stop the Pervasive from Running. How to do this?
You need to perform the instructions given below-
🔹 Right-click on the taskbar
🔹 Go to Start
🔹 Click on Task Manager
🔹 Click the tab named Processes
🔹 In Windows 10 or 8, go to the Details tab
🔹 A list will be displayed on your screen. Scroll down and locate the W3dbsmgr.exe file, which is the Database Service Manager for Pervasive
🔹 Now, click on this file
🔹 Click on End Process
🔹 Close the Task Manager window
🔹 Check if you are able to start Sage 50 now.
How can I Remove the Pervasive/Actian Completely from my System?
Before proceeding ahead, make sure to remove all users from Sage 50. Now, follow the steps below.
🔹 Navigate to Programs and Features
🔹 Uninstall Pervasive PSQL [VER] for 300CRE v15.1 and older. Alternately, you can uninstall Actian PSQL [ver] for 300CRE v16.1 and later
🔹 Delete /rename these folders, if you can locate them:
For 300CRE v16.1 and later
🔹 C:\Program Files (x86)\Actian
🔹 C:\Program Files\Actian)
For 300CRE v15.1 or older
🔹 C:\Program Files (x86)\Pervasive Software
🔹 C:\ProgramData\Pervasive Software
🔹 C:\Program Files\Pervasive Software)
🔹 Open the Windows Windows Run menu
🔹 Type regedit in the search field
🔹 The Windows Registry Editor window will come up on your screen
🔹 Rename the following keys if you can locate them:
🔹 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Pervasive Software
🔹 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Pervasive Software
What is the Procedure to Create a New Payroll Income in Sage 50?
Please follow the steps shown below-
🔹 Open Sage 50
🔹 Select Setup
🔹 Then go to Settings
🔹 Click on Payroll
🔹 Navigate to Income
🔹 Change the name of the next available Income to the income you want to create.
🔹 If required, you may change the income type and also specify the taxes columns, as appropriate
🔹 Click on Linked Accounts
🔹 Go to Payroll
🔹 Navigate to Income
🔹 Go to the New Income column. You will need to link the new income to your Wages account.
🔹 Open the Employee Record,
🔹 In the Use column, specify the appropriate rate for the new Income.
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