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How to Fix Your Activation Key for Sage 50 has Expired

    Activation Key for Sage 50 Expire

    Do you want to check that your activation key of Sage 50 is expired or not?

    You have to fix the problem that causes you the error “Your activation key for Sage 50 has expired” in your account. This error happens when the pervasive license got expired or the firewall is blocking the software to run. To fix it here are the solutions that you have to process for resolving the problem. Also, get to know about the other causes for this your activation key for Sage 50 has expired error in your Sage 50 account.

    Why Error “Your Activation Key For Sage 50 Has Expired” Occurs?

    There are several reasons why the above error occurs when you try to run your Sage 50. The causes are highlighted below:

    • If the Pervasive Licensed key is expired
    • If the Anti-virus you is expired
    • When there is damage in the Files
    • If Pervasive 9.1 is installed
    • When the Domain Name System stop working
    • If Firewall is blocked by antivirus
    • When it is needed to restart the Pervasive
    • ISP-provided DNS Server returns for internal network systems

    Read Also-: How to Activate Sage 50 2022 Serial Number

    Solutions for Your Activation Key For Sage 50 Has Expired

    Walkthrough the below article to fix the your activation key for Sage 50 has expired error:

    Total Time: 15 minutes

    Temporary Pervasive License key has Expired

    🔷 Close the Sage 50 program
    🔷 Give a click on the Computer option
    🔷 Search the program path
    🔷 Run SageReg.exe
    🔷 Choose the option labeled key status
    🔷 Hit button which says Check key state
    🔷 Search for permanent key in the column named License Type
    🔷 Locate tab which says Sage 50 Activation
    🔷 Hit Sage 50 Activation option
    🔷 Once instructed then close the Activation window
    🔷 Now launch the Sage 50 to finish the Activation
    🔷 In case there is an existing date in the SageReg where the pervasive key has expired then change the computer date to before the date, delete ClIENTIFO.XML from the data path will permit you to reactivate manually.

    Anti-virus preventing the Activation Procedure

    🔷 Now uninstall the Anti-virus expired date or subscription plan renew
    Check the Sage 50-U-S. Edition
    🔷 Now activate it
    🔷 Open the program

    Tip: Upgrade to the latest version Sage 50 2022

    Corrupted Files

    🔷 Close the Sage 50 program
    🔷 Give a click on the Computer tab

    Find the data path with the below instructions:
    🔷 Open the Sage 50 –US Edition
    🔷 Choose File and then Open Company tab
    🔷 Now drag the box corner to display the full directory
    🔷 There appears directory-minus the company name spelling is the data path

    Search the program path with the following steps:
    🔷 Locate the Sage shortcut icon and give right-click on it
    🔷 Choose Properties tab
    🔷 Look at the program path in the blue highlighted path on the target line, minus Peachw.exe
    🔷 If you select Open File Location then the program path will display for you

    Here is the list of below files :
    🔷 Serial.dat
    🔷 Options.dat
    🔷 Serial.dat.bak
    🔷 Clientinfo.xml
    🔷 Now open the Sage 50
    🔷 Check the software now activated successfully
    🔷 If the error persists then the below section

    Corrupted Actian/Pervasive Installation

    🔷 Close Sage 50
    🔷 Try restarting pervasive before uninstalling the process 
    🔷 Now stop or start the Pervasive service with the below steps:
    🔷 Use the Services option to stop Pervasive/Actian
    🔷 The below instructions can be followed for Windows 7, 8, or 10:
    🔷 If you use the Sage 50 2020 or advanced then the service name has been modified from Pervasive to Actian as mentioned below:
    🔷 Now press the Windows+R button
    🔷 It will display Run window 
    🔷 Enter SERVICES.MSC
    🔷 Hit OK
    🔷 If you are a Quantum user then give a right-click on the Sage 50 SmartPosting 20xx
    🔷 Choose Stop option
    🔷 Locate Actian PSQL Workgroup Engine, and then choose the Stop button
    🔷 Search Pervasive PSQL Workgroup Engine and then choose Stop tab
    🔷 Give a right-click on-field named Sage 50 SmartPosting 20xx 
    🔷 Choose Start tab
    🔷 Locate Actian PSQL Workgroup Engine and give right-click on it
    🔷 Choose Start button 
    🔷 Search Pervasive PSQL workgroup Engine and then choose Start tab
    🔷 Locate the service menu on the tab named Services in the Windows Task Manager
    🔷 Giving a click on the SmartPosting and Pervasive database service can be stopped or started through the menu. 

    Completely Removes & Reinstall Pervasive Actian

    Here is the list of steps:

    🔷 Close the program” Sage 50 Accounting-U.S.Edition” 
    🔷 Press the Windows+R button altogether
    🔷 Enter Control Panel and then hit OK   
    🔷 Choose Programs & Features tab
    🔷 Uninstall the desired version of Actian PSQL v13 Workgroup R2 then the database engine name will display as Pervasive PSQL Workgroup Engine
    🔷 Now close the window named Control Panel 
    🔷 Hit Windows+R buttons 
    🔷 Enter C:\
    🔷 Hit OK
    🔷 If there then delete the folder named pvswarch & pvsw
    🔷 If there delete PSQL_v[version number]_Install.log
    🔷 Search to C:\Windows
    🔷 Now folder named Pervasive Software to OldPervasive Software
    🔷 Find the C:\Program Files or C:\Program Files (x86)
    🔷 Locate the Actian folder then rename it to OLDActian 
    🔷 Search to C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files
    🔷 Close System
    🔷 Press Windows+R
    🔷 Enter Regedit
    🔷 Click OK
    🔷 Locate Computer and then Export option
    🔷 Now save Registry backup to the computer desktop 
    🔷 Search HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node 
    🔷 Click Pervasive software 
    🔷 Hit PEYX489ZK
    🔷 A close window named Registry Editor.
    🔷 Open the Sage 50 program
    🔷 Check the software you can now activate successfully 

    Server Returns

    🔷 Check the DNS Server configuration

    Follow the below steps:
    🔷 Locate Start button
    🔷 Hit All programs and then hit Accessories
    🔷 Give a right-click on the Notepad 
    🔷 Choose Run as administrator
    🔷 Hit the Continue button on the UAC window asking windows needs your permission
    🔷 Once Notepad displays then click File
    🔷 Hit Open tab
    🔷 Click on the box named filename C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc\hosts
    🔷 Choose Open tab
    🔷 Enter the IP address of the device you want to connect like the license Manager Server or the Accounting Server
    🔷 Hit Tab
    🔷 Write the device name and TLD name


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    👉Frequently Asked Questions

    What If my System administrator faces an error because of a Name collision?

    Ans :
    ▪ Raise an issue to ICANN
    ▪ Read thoroughly the Name collision identification & mitigation for IT professionals Guide

    How would I manually activate the Sage 50?

    Ans :
    ▪ On the system where Sage 50 is installed, then insert the external media with Sage50Activation.sma file.
    ▪ Open Sage 50 program
    ▪ Choose Help option, hit Sage 50 Activation, and then select the option named Licensing & subscription 
    ▪ Click Manually
    ▪ Hit the option named “I have the activation file that was emailed to me from Sage 50”
    ▪ Choose Next tab
    ▪ Select Browse option and then find the Sage50Activation.sma file 
    ▪ Hit on Activate button after you have chosen
    ▪ Choose Ok to finish the activation procedure.

    How would I manually Reinstall Actian?

    Ans :
    ▪ An open folder named PervasiveMin
    ▪ Now run file which says SetupWorkgroup32_x86.exe 
    ▪ Give a click to the Next button
    ▪ Now accept the license agreement
    ▪ Hit Next 
    ▪ Click Run as a service 
    ▪ Choose Next
    ▪ Hit tab named Complete
    ▪ Click Next 
    ▪ Choose Install 
    ▪ Hit Finish

    What if I need to Create an Activation File to fix the Error?

    Ans :
    ▪ First, close the Sage 50
    ▪ Hit Help 
    ▪ Choose Sage 50 Subscription Updates
    ▪ Click Activate Manually 
    ▪ Choose option named Manually 
    ▪ Hit OK tab
    ▪ Give a click on the field named I need to start the process from the beginning
    ▪ Select Next
    ▪ Fill in the desired company information
    ▪ Hit Next 
    ▪ ActivationRequest.arq, file contains the information related to company 
    ▪ It must be saved on the external device
    ▪ Hit Next button