Fix Sage Error Failed to Switch Terminal Server to Install Mode

Sage Failed to Switch Terminal Server

While trying to install Sage software through Remote Desktop Connection, you might encounter an error leaving an error message “Failed to switch Terminal Server to INSTALL mode”. To fix the error, firstly switch the mode, and from the command line, select “change user install”.

Mostly when a new update is there, this error might crop up. Therefore manually try to open up Prompt Command and enter the “change install/user”. However, sometimes the “Install mode does not work to a Remote administration or configured Remote Desktop Session Host server. In such cases, our Accountingadvice experts have years of experience in handling such errors in a hassle-free manner with the most feasible solutions.

Causes of Sage Error Failed to switch the terminal server to install mode”

  • Windows Remote Desktop Didn’t identify Autorun function.
  • Unrecognized Autorun function by Windows Terminal Services.

Resolutions to fix Sage error Failed to switch the terminal server to install mode

Solution I: Installing from the download link

  1. Open My Computer or Computer.
  2. Browse to Sage software folder, and then double-click Sage 50 software folder.
  3. Double-click on the peachw folder.
  4. Double-click to the install folder.
  5. Right-click on the setup.exe, and then choose Run as administrator.

Solution II: Install using the install files in the Temp folder

  1. Press and hold Windows+ R keys on your keyboard
  2. Enter %temp% on the search box, and click OK.
  3. Double-click on the the RarSFX folder or RarSFX0 folder.
  4. Double-click on the peachw folder.
  5. Double-click on the install folder.
  6. Right-click on the setup.exe and then choose Run as administrator.

Solution III: Install by using the install files in the software Path 

Note: This folder is only accessible if you are done with network install while installing initially on the server.

  1. Browse to the software Path. Find out the instruction, to find the program path and data path in the resources section
  2. Start the folder PeactreeInstaller20XX in the Program Path.
  3. Double-click on the peachw folder
  4. Double-click on the install folder
  5. Right-click to the setup.exe, and then choose Run as administrator

Solution IV: Download an updated copy of Sage 50 20XX

  1. Download the Sage 50 software 20XX by using the link in the section ‘Additional Information’
  2. By defaulting the install files extracts to C:\Sage\Sage50_20XX_X
  3. Browse to C:\ Sage50_20XX_X/Sage\install/peachw\ or to extracted location
  4. Right Click to the setup.exe and select Run as administrator

Solution V: Discover the _setup.exe in the temporary directory

  1. Ensure that you have attempted to run at least once the “SETUP.EXE” file; hence all of the files get opened in the temporary directory.
  2. Go to Start key button on your keyboard, and click Run to RUN the application.
  3. Simply enter %temp%, once the run application starts.
  4. Press enter to temporary directory folders.
  5. Open the Peachw folder and run the _setup.exe as the administrator.

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