• Unable to open files error message "You have opened a company using Remote Data Access. You cannot convert this company file because you are not in single-user mode."

    I keep getting this error message when I try to open clients files "You have opened a company using Remote Data Access.  You cannot convert this company file because you are not in single-user mode."  However I never use anything but single user…

  • Problem with Sage 50 2008 -> Sage 50 2015.3 Pro -> Sage 50 2019 Pro file conversion


    I need to upgrade some Sage 50 2008 (Lancement B) files to Sage 50 Comptabilité Pro 2019. I realised I needed to upgrade to 2015.3 first, before upgrading from 2015.3 to 2019.


  • unable to open company

    getting unable to open the company file(s) message on all my accounts. When trying to open in 2020.1. Backed up and retried and restored from back up and still crashes with each file at 26/45. Files can still load just fine in 2019 versions of Sage50…

  • Moving from Sage 50 Canada to Quickbooks Desktop Pro - How to do it?

    We have to switch from Sage 50 to Quickbooks in order to be compatible with another customer management program.  We are happy with Sage 50 but using Quickbooks will save us tons of re-entering data from one program to another.

    Are there instructions…

  • Starting sole proprietorship set of books from corporation books

    I am dissolving my corporation and setting up a sole proprietor business.  I want to use the same accounts, customers and vendors.  I need to zero out the amounts in the income and expenses, but not the bank amounts, account receivable or payables.  I need…

  • Have Sage 50 2018, but my bookeeper seems to have a 2019 version and I can't open my files

    I bought the 2018 version and I can't open my files.  My bookeeper has the sage 50 cloud version which seems to be the earliest version.  I can only access my files from his version.  I've tried downloading the trial version 2015 and its still not working…

  • Sage 50 2017.x expired; looking at Sage One?


    We've been using Sage 50 workstation for a few years now and the time has come to renew for another year at a cost of about $700. This is when I noticed that Sage offers a "Sage One" online product. I've searched some Sage sites and Knowledge base…

  • Transferring Data from Simply Accounting 2008

    We are replacing our Simply Accounting 2008 with Sage 50 2017. How can we transfer the data from SA2008? We tried doing a backup from SA2008 and restoring it in Sage 50 2017, but that doesn't seem to work. Any ideas?

  • New Company Conversion from Quickbooks keeps failing

    Looking for advice/help on assisting a Client’s Bookkeeper on a Quickbooks to Sage 50 Conversion.



    Here is what we are doing:



    #1. Open Sage 50 Premium 2015 (Using Right-Click, Run as Administrator) (Have also tried Sage 50 2014 Accountants Edition…

  • Converting from Business Works to Sage50

    I recently got a new client who currently uses BusinessWorks.  They want to convert to a different accounting software and were thinking of going with Sage 50.  Does anyone know how easy (or hard) it is to convert from BW to Sage50...?  Is it easier to convert…

  • Data Transfer MYOB to Sage50 Premium

    I have a very old version of MYOB Plus for Windows version 11 release 5.5.0.  Can I transfer the records e.g. customer and supplier names, addresses and the data e.g. receivables, GL straight into Sage 50 Premium?

    Thanks for your help.

  • Conversion

    Is it possible to transfer data from Sage 50 Premium 2014 to Sage 50 Pro 2015?