Sage 50 Not Opening – Program Won’t Open When i Click on it

Sage 50 Not Opening

In this article you read how to fix “Sage 50 Not Opening” error, if you face an issue “Sage 50 Program Won’t Open When i Click on it” because install failed.

Sage 50 that was earlier known as Peachtree accounting software is developed by the Sage Group specially to gear up the small and medium-sized businesses of all sectors. This business management software is embedded with many advanced features and tools that hastens the work process and escalates the productivity.

Sage 50 Program Won’t Open When i Click on it

As it is universally known that software and errors go hand in hand. There are scenarios when the user encounters that he fails to access the software. The software does not open the work process is greatly affected. Sometimes it happens while the clients make payments and unexpectedly the error occurs and it restricts your payment and it referred to Bank Error.

When you are installing Sage 50 Accounts or Sage Instant Accounts, some issues on your system or network environment lead to the failure of the installation “Sage 50 not opening”.

The error pops up with the following messages:

  Program does not open when the icon is clicked 

  Nothing takes place when the icon is clicked

   No error displayed

  Program does not open

Causes and Reasons- Sage Program Won’t Open When i Click on it

  • Due to Network drive disconnected
  • Actian Zen or Pervasive incorrent version installed or not started
  • Microsoft .NET framework is corrupted or damaged
  • Sage application running in compatibility mode
  • Sage 50 updatation not completed
  • User Account Control is enabled

Fix the Error Sage 50 Not Opening or Program Won’t Open When i Click on it

Specific errors

Search for Ask Sage if a specific error message is reported as a first step

 ▶ Validate if the system is compatible and ready to install Sage Accounts

  • See if the system meets the recommended system requirements
  • Ensure that you have downloaded all the recent updates for Windows
  • Now, restart the system and log on as admin

 ▶ Delete the contents of the temporary folder

  • Click on Windows key along with R, then, type “%temp% from the Open box, click OK
  • Hold down Ctrl + A to select all files and folders
  • Hit Delete and click yes to delete the files
  • Now, try and download the software again

 ▶ Rename the InstallShield folder

  • Browse for the following folder in Windows and rename the folder InstallShield to InstallShield_OLD
  • 32-bit operating system – C:\Program Files\Common files
  • 64-bit operating system – C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files

Try and rename the InstallShield folder at the time of installing the software. Just remember to not rename it, if you are un-installing

  • Try and download the software again

 ▶ Run an anti-virus scan and disable your anti-virus temporarily. Follow the steps:

  • Run an anti-virus scan by using the anti-virus software. Please contact the local IT support if you are not sure how to do this or experience any problems
  • If the anti-virus does not find any issues, temporarily disable antivirus software

 ▶ Register msiexec.exe manually

Click Windows key along with R and then type “msiexec.exe/regserver. Click on OK

  • If the file can’t be registered, a message pops up. In such a case, you should contact IT support for further assistance.
  • If no message pops up, it means the file has been successfully registered and you should try downloading the software again

 ▶ Repair Microsoft.NET Framework

  • Click Windows key along with R, then write CMD to run as admin. Now, hold down Ctrl + Shift and hit Enter
  • Write scannow/sfc and then press Enter
  • A message “Beginning system scan” would appear. The scan process may take some time to complete
  • Once the scan is finished, the SFC tool implies whether any integrity violations were found an d offers the chance to fix any

 ▶ User Profile

  • Need to create a new windows user profile with local administrator rights
  • Log in to new profile with administrator rights and verify the Sage company

Another Method to Resolve Your Issue Sage 50 Doesn’t Open

  • First, Right click on Sage 50 Desktop icon
  • Select Properties
  • Click on Compatibility
  • UnCheck box then next Run Sage 50 program in compatibility mode (Safe mode)
  • If option is grayed out, you need to Change settings for all users
  • Click on Apply, then OK
  • Open Task Manager (Control + Alt + Delete)
  • Find “peachw.exe” file
  • Select the process tab then click on End Task (Skip to the next step if you do not see “peachw.exe”)
  • Now try to open Sage program again
  • If Sage program still not open, Restart your computer and try to open again

Contact Sage 50 Support Chat:

The workaround solutions recommended by Sage to fix the error Sage 50 could not be started. The Sage expert professionals offer alternative solutions for fixing the “Sage 50 Not Opening”.

For further doubt and query or any other kind of support assistance you can contact the Sage technical support team.  The sage experts at +1800-986-6931 Sage support number are authentic support agencies that provide excellent Sage 50 Support.

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