Sage 50 Installation Error 1606

Sage 50 Error 1606

Sage 50 error 1606 is a common error in Sage 50 accounting software. It is a technical error that occurs when you are trying to uninstall Sage taxation on the server or install/remove the Microsoft program from their system which may affect Sage software. This technical error can cause great damage and it should be rectified soon.

What is Sage 50 Error 1606- Could not access network location

Sage Error 1606 occurs when you have either installed or uninstalled any Microsoft Program which was in sync with your Sage accounting software. You may encounter this error when you are uninstalling Sage Taxation from your system. You will receive the following error message:

“Error 1606: Could not access Network location. INVALID” Or “Sage Taxation: Error 1606 Uninstalling Sage Taxation on Server”

The above error occurs when you have already uninstalled the Sage Practice suite before uninstalling the Sage taxation application. Sage practice suite is a common server component.

Causes Sage 50 Error 1606- Installation Issue

  • Installation file corrupted
  • Windows file damage or lost
  • User profile delete/lost
  • Affected by virus or malware

Ways to Fix Sage 50 Error 1606- Sage Won’t Install

Follow the steps below to resolve your issue. You will just have to re-install the “Sage Practice suite common server component” by repairing the installation of this application. You can carry out this procedure by installation process (DVD or Download).

Ways I: Using DVD

  • Open the “File Explorer” folder from My Computer.
  • Go to “disc contents” > Prerequisites > SuiteCommonServer and run SuiteCommonServer.msi file. It is the simplest way to reinstall the “Sage Practice common server component” in your system.
  • Go back to the “Programs” option and click on “Features”.
  • Uninstall Sage taxation without removing any other components.

Ways II: By Downloading (version of the download should be the same as the uninstall)

  • Double click the download so that it can start running.
  • Keep the file window open and don’t click the next option.
  • Open your “temp directory” by Pressing the “Window Start key” from your keyboard along with the “R” and “Run” dialog boxes that will appear on your screen.
  • In the search dialog box, write %temp%.
  • Click on the “OK” option.
  • A new window will appear on your screen, it is the temp directory.
  • Browse for a folder known as “WZSE.0”. There may be a chance that the numerical present after the full stop (.) may vary. You will have to look for the highest number on that folder.
  • Then you will have to browse to Prerequisites > SuiteCommonServer and run SuiteCommonServer.msi file, once again.
  • This installation process will reinstall the “Sage Practice common server component” from your system.
  • Click “cancel” from the installation wizard which opened during step 1.
  • Return back to “Programs” and “Features”.
  • Now you can successfully uninstall the “Sage Taxation” file without removing any other components from your system.

The solutions above are recommended by Sage-certified professionals. They have years of experience in handling such Sage errors & issues.

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