# Procedure for resolving the “System.IO.FileLOadException” Sage 50 Error

System.IO.FileNotFoundException error, it doesn’t open at all. That error comes up before it opens. Sage 50 Premium Accounting Version 2020.

The procedure for resolving the ** “System.IO.FileLOadException”** Sage 50 Error

There are options available depending on your scenario. So, follow the support team’s step-by-step instructions.

**30 minutes in total**

**Method 1 –**

If your pervasive is damaged, remove it by following these steps:

If the Sage 50 is open, shut it right now.

Then uninstall the Pervasive PSQL versions on the list.

Then you’ll have to reinstall it.

After installation, validate the sage by opening it.

**Method 2 – **

When it comes to installation, you have the option of doing it manually or automatically. As a result, complete the installation in the manner that you like.

The manual installation method

Close the Sage software if it is open on your PC, then navigate to the update folder in the data path, then pick and right-click on the Tax Update or Service Release, then run it as Admin. Open the Sage programme when the update is complete. Select the help option in Sage and then the About Sage 50 Accounting Software option. This will assist you in confirming the adjustments you made.

**An automated installation method**

Follow the on-screen directions for installing the service release. Then, on the prompt dialogue box for installation, pick and click the Yes option. Now you must carefully follow all of the directions for installing the updates. If no prompt for installation appears, proceed with the manual installation.

This is everything you need to accomplish, and you should choose the best option for the scenario. If you pick one option and don’t receive the desired outcomes, you must go on to the next.

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