You have just got up and decided to work on your business accounting and start up your system and now you are facing the Sage 50 crashing issues. And moreover, it is crashing silently, that is, Sage 50 client is crashing on start-up without any specific error messages. So how can we recognize that these are crashing issues and what can be the different reasons behind these errors? We will look into every aspect of the problem with the help of this article. But let us first start with the various reasons behind this common error:
- Windows installation files are corrupted.
- Fall creators of the windows installation are causing the error and Sage 50 is silently crashing due to that.
- Incomplete Windows 10 update installed on your system.
Hope the above points must have given you some insight as to what is causing the error due to which Sage 50 client is silently crashing after startup: Now there are several methods that you can use to resolve this error, some of them we will discuss in-depth in the next section:
- You can try repairing it by Setting the Sage 50 in compatibility mode.
- Fixing Sage 50 2018 error.
- You can use windows with a selective start option
- You can fix it by launching the notepad with admin rights.
- You can start by deleting the temporary files on your system coz it may also cause the Sage 50 to crash.
- You can check the installation of windows 10 fall creators
- You can fix it by running an anti-virus scan or disabling the anti-virus.
- You can also try repairing Microsoft.Net framework on your system.
Different Methods Discussed in Detail to Resolve the Sage 50 Crashing Silently
Method 1. Setting up your Sage 50 Program to Compatibility Mode
Step1. At the start you should First, right-click on Sage 50 > click on properties > compatibility tab.
Step 2. In the second step click on the compatibility mode section box and from the drop-down menu select your windows 8.
Step 3. After that, you should click on ok and open the Sage program again.
Step 4. And after ensuring that Sage 50 does not show a crashing error while opening, run the program as admin and check Scales of High DPI override.
Step 5. Make sure to follow these steps on all the machines which have windows 10 and even with the server software.
Methods 2. Fixing Sage 50 2018 Error
Step 1. First of all, right-click on the Sage 50 accounting software icon on your desktop and then click on properties.
Step 2. Now click on the compatibility tab and click the compatibility mode section box and click on windows 8 from the dropdown.
Step 3. Now to save the changes click on Ok and turn off the properties window.
Step 4. At last, right-click on Sage 50 software icon, unpin it from the taskbar, in case it is located on the quick launch toolbar, modify the desktop icon, and re-pin the icon moving it from the Quick launch bar.
Method 3. Windows with Selective Start-up Option
Step 1. Click the windows with the selective start-up option.
Step 2. Shut down your system and restart it once again.
Step 3. After that, uninstall Sage 50 from your system and perform the cleaning of the windows system with the use of .net clean-up tool.
Step 4. Then follow the path C:WindowsMicrosoft.NetFramework to delete v2.0.50727 folder.
Step 5. In this step go to the windows temp folder and permanently delete the temp files from here.
Step 6. In the last step, you need to reinstall Sage 50 on your computer and check whether the issue is resolved now.
Method 4. Fixing the Error by launching Notepad with Admin Right
Step 1. Start by clicking on Start menu > and then type Note pad in the search box and press enter.
Step 2. After that in the second step open the Notepad by right-clicking on it and running it as an admin.
Step 3. In this step, go ahead and click on File open and open the host files and change the type of all files from text document ‘.txt to all files’.
Step 4. Now you need to follow the path C:Windowssystem32driversetchosts, and then go ahead and add this line at the beginning of each file : 0.0.1 localhost.
Step 5. Lastly, you need to ensure to ignore all the files which have # sign at the beginning of the line, save the changes and launch Sage 50 and test it.
There are some frequently asked questions that we have collated to help you further on the related topics, you can refer to these questions as a cheat sheet when you are resolving the error or have any other related doubts
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the basic differences between Sage 50 and Sage 50 cloud?
With Sage 50 cloud accounts you can access added smart cloud features and mobile features, one of the newest technologies and moreover the newly added feature would not disrupt any way in your day-to-day business activities, a blessing in disguise, no. So It is recommended that you better switch from Sage accounts software to Sage 50 cloud accounts so that your accounting software can become MTD compliant.
What can be the reason that my Sage 50 program keeps crashing frequently?
The most common reasons for frequent crashes are that Sage 50 is running on compatibility mode on your system. Also, your network drive is disconnected and program files are corrupted or damaged.