Finding Sage 50's Data Directory

How to find Sage 50's Data Directory to input in to the Sage 50 connector.

If the user has multiple company files within Sage 50, the data directory path is shown for each file when they open Sage 50 on the Select Company screen. Alternatively, they can use Sage's Help -> About screen to find the path.

Using Sage's Select Company screen

If the user has multiple company files within Sage 50, they should see a screen similar to the below when they open Sage 50. The data directory for each company is shown in the right-most column.

Screenshot of Sage 50's "Select Company" screen.Screenshot of Sage 50's "Select Company" screen.

Screenshot of Sage 50's "Select Company" screen.

Using Sage 50's About screen

Once the user is logged in to the company file they wish to link, they can use the About screen to find the data directory:

  1. Click Help -> About within Sage 50
Screenshot of opening the "About" screen in Sage 50.Screenshot of opening the "About" screen in Sage 50.

Screenshot of opening the "About" screen in Sage 50.

  1. Look for the Data Directory, within the section titled Program Details. This is the Sage 50 data directory.
Screenshot of that "Data Directory" location on Sage 50's "About" screen.Screenshot of that "Data Directory" location on Sage 50's "About" screen.

Screenshot of that "Data Directory" location on Sage 50's "About" screen.

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One of the directories ends in "ACCDATA" and the other doesn't; which one is correct?

The Sage 50 Connector will accept either path. The user won't need to add or remove "ACCDATA" from the path.


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