Where does Sage 50 Store its data

We have a remote online backup supplier who back up what every files and fodders we pay them to back up, nightly.

I want to get them to back up our Sage Accounts 50 data. Its the UK version of sage.

I have googled and played around a little to no avail.

Anyone know exactly what needs to be backed up and where it exists to make this happen?

Thank you for any help.

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Bruce DenneySage 50 Consultant and IntegratorCommented:
The default for V2015 is C:\ProgramData\Sage\Accounts\2015\COMPANY.000

But it could be anywhere

However, you can find out very easily.

If you go to help and about you will find the "Data Path"  this is a directory typically ending in something like COMPANY.001\ACCDATA .

the COMPANY.001 directory and all it's subdirectories is what needs to be backed up.

PLEASE NOTE BACKING UP THE DATA IS NOT ENOUGH you also need to run the check data routine and verify the data is not damaged.

I spend too much time helping people with corrupt data, please read my backup guide it could save you a whole lot of pain in the future.


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