Sage 50 MSI Error

Sage 50 MSI Error Fix

Sage is one of the most sought-after financial and Accounting software. The main reason for its massive success is that the platform can be easily used by businesses both small and mid-sized. The software is nevertheless not free of error, and there occur quite a few times and again. The Sage 50 MSI Error is one of these, and the users usually encounter the issue quite often. So, let us take a closer look at the main reasons, symptoms and solutions for this error and how to deal with it. 

Symptoms of Sage 50 MSI Error

The Sage 50 MSI Error commonly occurs due to installation failure. The main cause of installation fails could be quite a few and this can result in the user receiving innumerable messages repeatedly. When the installation occurs from the installation folder:

  • Launch the Run dialogue box by clicking on Windows Key + R
  • Next type %temp% and then ‘Select’
  • Next, click on the Sage Accounts folder 
  • Now go over to the Package folder.
  • Initiate the installation in the sequence and the relevancy.

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Solution to Fix Sage 50 MSI Error

Start by deleting all the content stored in the temporary folder, now follow the steps below:

  • Select the files and folders by clicking on Ctrl + A
  • Next, click on Delete to be able to delete the required files and click
  • Now, you need to start the process of installation once again.

Next, Identity What are the Sage-related processes that are still running, and close them:

  • Launch the Task Manager using Ctrl + Shift + Esc
  • Next, select the Process tab. 
  • At this step, you need to end all the non-required tasks that are still running. 
  • Select the Process 
  • Select End Process 
  • Click on End Task

Disable Antivirus after you run the Virus Scan

At this point you need to run the Virus, in case you do not know how to, you can get a professional to run a Virus Scan. If no Virus-related issue has been found, you need to disable the Antivirus and restart your software installation again. Manual starting of the msiexec.exe registration

  • Click on Windows Key + R to launch the RUN dialogue box
  • Next type regserver/msiexec.exe 
  • Click on OK
  • In case the Registration fails you might need to get in touch with a professional
  • In case you do not receive any message, then it implies that the file has been successfully registered. 
  • Next, you need to start the process of installation once again

Repairing the MS.NET FrameWork

  • Launch the RUN command by using Windows + R, type CMD
  • Next, click simultaneously Ctrl + Shift + Enter 
  • Type scan now/sfc
  • Click on Enter

This will cause a message notification to emerge “Beginning System Scan. The process will take some time”. At this point, you need to wait for the scan to complete. You will receive a notification message of integration violation through the SFC tool. 

Let us take a look at some of the other ways to resolve this issue. In Order to run the Operating System setup of  Windows Vista or Windows 7 once again and start the process of repair.

To make sure that it is the Sage Accounts Version 22 or less:

  • Go to the folder InstallShield to InstallShield_OLD and rename it. 
  • In the case of Operating System (64-bit) click and follow the path C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files.
  • In the case of an Operating System (32-bit) click and follow the path: C:\Program Files\Common Files
  • One needs to rename the InstallSheild folder is necessary only if the process of installation is underway. 
  • In case the process of uninstallation is going on, then one does not need to rename it.

Now, we need to start the process of installation once again.

Also Read-: Sage Error 1628 Failed to Complete Installation


So there you have it people these were the details about the symptoms, solutions and causes of the Sage 50 MSI Error. In case you continue to face the issue you can reach us at +1800-964-3096 or drop a mail at [email protected] or join our LIVE chat session at

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why is Sage 50 not Working?

The main reason for Sage 50 not working can be related to the recent Microsoft Windows update going on on your system. For this, you need to right-click on the Sage 50 Accounting desktop icon and select Properties. Next, click on the Compatibility tab.

How to Find the Errors in Sage 50?

In order to check out the errors in Sage 50, you need to check the Data option in order to check the integrity of the data. Click on File, next click Maintenance and finally click Check Data

How to run Sage 50 Repair?

To run Sage 50 Repair, you need to:
🔹 Click on Start 
🔹 Next type appwiz. cpl in the Search window 
🔹 Click on Enter
🔹 Go to the Programs and Features option
🔹 Right-click on Sage 50 Accounting 
🔹 Click Select on Change
🔹 Select Repair
🔹 Click on Next
🔹 This will run a repair 
🔹 Finally, click on Finish
🔹 Now, you can install any program that needs updates

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