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Install Sage Accounts Production Advanced on a network and workstation

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To install Sage Accounts Production Advanced on a network, follow the steps in this article.


Before you install it, you should check that your computers and network meet the recommended system requirements.



Before you start

If you're performing the installation for the first time you can move to Download your software otherwise if you're updating a current installation please go through each section.

  • Pick a workstation to install the update from.
  • Create a shared folder on your server and map a network drive.

    NOTE:You must ensure all computers you want to use Sage Accounts Production Advanced on, use the same network drive. If you need any help with this, please speak to your IT support.

If you're upgrading from an earlier version, you also need to check where your data is held on the server.

  1. Open Sage Accounts Production Advanced on the workstation you're to perform the installation from.
  2. Click Settings, then click System Setup.
  3. On the Folders tab, take a note of the Base Folder, you need this during the installation.
  4. Close System Setup.

We also recommend you rebuild your data to maintain its integrity.

  1. Ensure all other users are logged out of Sage Accounts Production Advanced.
  2. Back up your data.
  3. Click Tools then click CDB Rebuild and click Rebuild CDB.
Check your current version

If you're upgrading from an earlier version, you may need to update in stages. To check this:

  1. On the menu bar, click Help then click About.
  2. In the General tab, and check the version number.
Download your software

Click here for instructions to dowload the software.

Install your software

Click Start to begin the interactive installation guide.


Install on a workstation

Click Start to begin the interactive installation guide.

Never install a ne workstation or workstation update from the hc\workstation\setup.exe file. You must use the download for a workstation install.



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