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Remove Sage 50 Completely from your Computer

Remove Sage 50 Completely from your Computer

In this guide, you’ll learn how to remove Sage 50 completely from your computer. After going through the procedure, you’ll have removed all of the program files for Sage 50cloud Accounts. When you normally uninstall Sage 50, a lot of the program files are left on your system. This may prevent you from fixing an error that you need to. So removing all the files requires you to not only uninstall the software but also delete shared folders.

Things to know before uninstalling Sage 50

No, you won’t. Because the company file is stored in a separate location than the program files, it isn’t deleted when you uninstall Sage 50. You’ll be able to find your company files in the data path mentioned in the program.

Yes, you can. Once you’ve downloaded the setup for your version of the accounting software, you can launch the setup and follow the on-screen instructions to install the software on your system. You will be required to input the license and product numbers to activate the accounting software after you’ve installed it.

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Note: if you’ve other versions of Sage 50 installed on your system, then you should simply uninstall the version that you want to. Completely removing all the files for Sage 50 may lead to errors in the other versions available on your machine.

Steps to Completely Remove Sage 50 from Your Computer

Let’s get into the uninstallation process now. First, we’ll remove Sage 50 from the databases, then uninstall the program. Finally, we’ll remove all of the shared files for Sage 50. By following the entire procedure, you’ll have removed Sage 50 completely from your system.

Step 1: Remove the data sources

An ODBC data source combines the information needed to access the data in Sage 50. It works with various types of database management systems. 

Steps to remove DSN and ODBC data sources from your system:

  • Log into an Administrator User Account in windows.
  • Follow the instruction for your version of windows:
    • 32 bit Windows: Right click on the Start menu and choose Run. Type in ODBCAD32 and hit Enter.
    • 64 bit Windows: Go to C:\WINDOWS\SYSWOW64, and double click on ODBCAD32.EXE.
  • Go to the System DSN tab.
  • Choose the Sage Line 50 entries, and select Remove.
  • Click on Ok.

You’ll have to repeat the steps several times in order to remove the software from ODBC. When you’ve removed all the Sage Line 50 items from the list, you can restart your system, and begin with the uninstallation process.

Step 2: Uninstall Sage 50 from Windows

Let’s get started with the simple uninstall process. We’ll rely on the uninstall feature available through the control panel to quickly remove Sage 50cloud from your system.

Steps to uninstall Sage 50 from Windows:

  • Type Control Panel in the Start menu search bar.
  • Click on the Control Panel option.
  • Choose Programs and Features from the available list.
  • Select Sage 50 and click on Uninstall.

Step 3: Delete all shared folders for Sage 50

While the uninstallation removes all of the program files for Sage 50, users need to manually delete the shared files that contain files related to Sage 50.

Here’s a list of files that you need to delete:

  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Sage SBD
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Sage EBanking
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Sage Report Designer 2007
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Sage Line50
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Sage Shared

And then you’ve to uninstall the shared Sage Files. Instead of simply deleting them, you need to uninstall these files by right-clicking on them and choosing the uninstall option. 

The two Sage shared files that you need to remove:

  • C:\Windows\Assembly\sage.*
  • C:\Windows\Assembly\antlr.runtime
  • Browse to one of the files listed above.
  • Right click on the File.
  • Choose Properties.
  • Go to the Version tab, and choose Company Name.
  • If the Company Name is Sage (UK) Limited or Sage, then right click on the file again and choose Uninstall.

Step 4: Uninstall .NET (Not Recommended)

If you’re planning to reinstall .NET Framework, then you can uninstall it. However, if you’re planning to never install the framework on your system, then you should read ahead. .NET Framework is an important component for many programs that run on Windows. If you remove the program for the sake of Sage 50, then other programs that rely on this framework may also malfunction in the future.

Steps to uninstall .NET Framework:

  • Right Click on the Start menu.
  • Choose Run, and type Control Panel into the text field.
  • Hit Enter.
  • Go to Programs and Features.
  • Choose .Net Framework, and click on Change/Uninstall.
  • Choose Uninstall, and follow the on-screen instructions to remove .NET Framework from your system.

Steps to reinstall .Net Framework:

  1. Download the setup for .Net Framework.
  2. Double click on the Setup to Launch it.
  3. Choose Yes if prompted by user account control settings to confirm.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to install .Net Framework from your system.
  5. Click on Finish, and restart your system.

Now that you’ve reinstalled the .NET Framework, you can work seamlessly with the other software that rely on this vital component.

Conclusion

I hope that our guide on removing Sage 50 completely from your machine was helpful for you. The detailed steps will help guide you through the entire process. Follow the instructions properly, and don’t make any changes that you don’t understand. Also, to be on the safer side, create a backup of your company file before you begin uninstalling Sage 50 from your system.

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Headache🥺. Huh, Save time & money with Sage Technical Support 24×7 @ +1/, we provide assistance to those who face problems while using SAGE Peachtree (Support all U.S. & Canada Editions)

--- Support - We provide solutions for the following Sage (50, 100, 200, Payroll, Peachtree, Cloud, 3X, Impact, HRMS, CRM, ERP, One & Fixed Assets) ---

  • Error Support
  • Data Import
  • Data Conversion
  • Payment Solutions
  • Upgradation
  • Payroll Support
  • Data Export
  • Software Integration
  • Sage Printer Support
  • Complete Sage Solutions
  • Tax-Related Issues
  • Data Damage Recovery
  • Installation, Activation Help
  • Sage Windows Support

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