Sage 50 is an accounting software that can be used by small and big businesses. It manages the cash flow. It looks into the sales optimization process. Sage 50 lays out hand in payroll services, financial dealings, inventory management, and other accounts related services. If you are looking for instructions of Sage 50 2021 installation, then follow the entire article.

Instructions of Sage 50 2021 installation – An easy procedure

Before you look into the instructions of Sage 50 2021 installation, you must read carefully the system requirements. This will avoid any kind of issues in the installation process.

Installation on Single PC

You need to get the executable file for the software from a trusted source. You can either purchase a DVD or download from any online reliable sources. Follow the steps given below:

  • Right-click on the executable file.
  • Press Run as Administrator option.
  • Click on the box to accept the Terms and Agreements and press Next.
  • Click Yes when a prompt appears on the screen to enable the Firewall.
  • Enter the Serial number that you can find on the package of a DVD or from your registered email address on online purchase.

Once this is done, you need to move forward with the installation

  • Select Single Computer from the installation options.
  • You can change the location of the installation. Select the Browse option and find a new location. Else click on Next.
  • To select the location for your Company File, click on Browse.
  • Immediately the installation process starts. After completion press the Finish button.

Installation of the software on a second Computer

For this, you can download or copy the installer from your first computer. Then follow the instructions-

  • Right-click on that executable file downloaded or copied from the previous computer.
  • Click on Run as Administrator.
  • Follow all the instructions and Accept the license agreement.
  • Click on the Next button.
  • To configure the Firewall settings, enable Sage 50.
  • Enter the product key available with the product and select Verify.
  • Select Single Computer from the installation options.
  • You can configure the settings according to your need.
  • The installation starts. After the conclusion, press the Finish button.

Installation on a Server

For a workstation, the software should be installed on a server. Then can be hosted by the company database. Once the software is successfully installed on the server computer, it can be used by several systems including the workstation. The instructions of Sage 50 2021 installation on a server is as follows –

  • Download the executable file on the server and initiate the execution.
  • An option will be prompted as “Will this be the only computer running Sage 50?”. For this, you need to select No.
  • Then select ‘This computer is the server”.
  • Hit the Next button.
  • Check all the configurations and press Next.
  • Select Share the Folder option and click Next.

Installation on a Workstation

For this, you can either use the Network Installation Manager or the Product Installation Disc for manual installation. One thing to remember is, before installing the software on the workstation. You must download and install Sage 50 on the hosting system. Whenever you install the software on the server, the installation files get copied to a shared location. Along with this the custom installation, instructions get configured with it. The file created is named ‘Sage 50 Network Installation Manager Instruction.htm’

  • Copy the instruction file from the server to every workstation.
  • Open the HTML instruction page, find the location of the Script and copy it.
  • Select CTRL+R. The location needs to be pasted. Press Ok.
  • The Sage 50 installation will be successful. Now, you can configure the settings for each workstation.

The System Requirements for installation of Sage 50 are

  • 2.0 GHz processor
  • Minimum 4GB RAM.
  • Windows 8.1 and above
  • Minimum 1 GB disk space
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2
  • An internet connection

These are the instructions of Sage 50 2021 installation. This is quite an easy and useful process. If you already have the previous versions of the software and want an up-gradation, then look into the upgrade notification for 2021. While installing you need to turn off the anti-virus software. After completion, you must turn it on. For more help, you can look into the contacts provided on the company website.