Sage 50 Activation error

The error message displayed to your screen is Error: “There was a problem in activating Sage 50”.

Causes and Resolution of Sage 50 Activation Error

So, this needs to be solved to do your work on your Sage account. Below, you get the solution and the reasons for the cause. Identify the reason to apply the solution for resolving the error. The information is up-to-date and verified as it is directly provided by the support team 1800-986-6931 who is here to help you. Follow the solution accordingly and fix it on your own.

What are the Reasons for the Activation Error, Sage 50?

There is a list of a few more reasons that cause the same error in your Sage account. The reasons are as follows:-

  • The file options.dat is corrupted or missing from the folder
  • The data path files are missing or damaged
  • Pervasive database manager file is damaged
  • The date of your Windows system is not correct
  • Activation of software is blocked by the firewall or the antivirus

Methods to fix the Activation Key Error in SAGE 50 Accounting

First method to rename the Clientinfo.xml file

  1. First of all, close the Sage software and all other programs
  2. If it is also log in to other systems also then do the same for all
  3. Now search for the data path in your system
  4. You have to move the clientinfo.xml file to another folder or rename the file by adding the OLD at the end of the file name
  5. Now open the Sage 50 software
  6. Then check and verify that you can activate the program or not.

Second method to Uninstall and reinstall the Pervasive/Action in your system

  1. Uninstall the pervasive using the Control Panel option
    1. Search and open the Control Panel
    2. Then in Programs again click on the programs
    3. Then from the list search for the pervasive file and uninstall it.
  2. Reinstall it again
    1. Go to the PervasiveMin folder
    2. Now search for the file named PervasivePSQLvXXWGE_x86.msi (XX is the Year) or SetupWorkgroup32_x86.exe file and open it
    3. Click on the Next button and then accept the License Agreement and select the Next button again
    4. Click on the Run as a Service and select Next
    5. Select the option Complete and then press Next button
    6. Now select install and then after completion click on the Next button.

Third method to change the settings of Antivirus or Firewall

  1. Go to the firewall and antivirus
  2. Then in the settings allow access for the Sage 50 software so that it won’t block it anymore
  3. You can also connect with the team to get more help.

Fourth method to check the data path files

Firstly, close the Sage 50 software on all the systems

Then go to the data path by clicking on the Browse button in instructions on finding your data path

You have to move the files to another folder or rename it. The files are as follows:-

  • Serial.dat
  • Option.dat
  • Envsess.dat
  • Serial.dat.bak
  • Envuser.dat
  • Evsetng.dat
  • Softwareinstallations.xml
  • *.lck (all files)
  • Entitlements.xml
  • *.ptl (all files)

After this, open the Sage 50 software again

Then do check that you get the activation option to do it manually

Select the option of manual activation and then follow the instructions shown to you.

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The above information is checked and verified as it is directly provided by the team. So, you just need to identify the reason and then apply the solution to it.

The team is here 24/7 hours to help you in fixing all the glitches that you are facing. If you have any queries or issues then dial the Sage technical support toll-free number 1800-986-6931. The members of the team are experienced so they easily understand your situation and provide all the answers to your problems. You can also get in touch via email or do a 24/7 live chat with experts.

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