How to Repair Sage 50 Data Files using Sage 50 Database Repair Utility

repair sage 50 data files

Sage 50 is accounting software developed by Sage Group for the small and medium industry. It is built on a user-friendly platform which is incorporated with several third-party applications. Sage 50 is easy to work on but there are certain situations where even Sage 50 malfunctions. These malfunctions are basically technical errors which damage the data files.


The corruption in Sage 50 data files can be mostly due to the following reasons:

  • Damages in Pervasive Database Engine.
  • Improper connections between data path and network.


In order to fix your Sage 50 Data files, you will have to follow the steps below:

Solution: Database Repair Utility

Step I: Start the Tool

  • Start the tool and extract all the files related to the proper functioning of the tools.
  • “End User License Agreement” dialog box will get displayed on your system.
  • Select the “Agree” option.
  • Three options will be displayed on your computer screen:
    • Remove Pervasive
    • Install Pervasive
    • Create New Local Data Path

Step II: Remove Pervasive

  • If you select this option, then it will uninstall the Pervasive from your local workstation.
  • In order to run this application on your system, you should be logged in to the system as an “Administrator”.
  • Assure that all the other users are logged out of the system.
  • Close “Sage 50” software.
  • Start “Remove Pervasive Utility”.

Step III: Install Pervasive

  • Click on Install Pervasive Utility and run it in your system.
  • Ensure you are logged in to the system as an “Administrator”.
  • This utility will repair all the issues.
  • Re-install the latest version of sage 50 Service Release.


Step II: Creating a New Local Data Path

By using the above utility, you can easily generate a new Sage 50 data path directory with the help of “factory default files”. Follow the steps below:

  • Check the location for new data path.
  • Use the feature, “Company to Copy”. By using this feature, you can easily move the entire directory from the former data path to the new one.
  • The “Manage INI Files” will permit you to revert back to the original path.
  • Choose the original data path.
  • Click on option, “Make Active”.
  • Click on the “Close” option to close the Database Repair Tool.
  • Re-install the latest version of sage 50 Service Release.

These solutions are quite complex and you may face some difficulties while working on it. In those situations, you can always give a call to SageNumber.Support. They have an expert team of sage professionals who will guide you in resolving your errors.

What is SageNumber.Support?

The SageNumber.Support is a small group of organization who has hired Sage certified professionals. You can get in touch with them by calling on their technical support number. They provide assistance 24*7, which means you can get in touch with them at any point in time. When you will reach out to them, they will immediately respond to you back and help you regarding all your Sage 50 issues. You can give a call on their toll-free number 1844-871-6289 or you can also request for Online Chat Support.

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