How to Fix “Sage 50 SmartPosting Service Not Starting”

Sage 50 SmartPosting Service Not Starting

Sage 50 is an accounting solution which is mostly recommended for small and medium industries for their financial and bookkeeping needs. It is easy to use solution but under certain occasions it too malfunctions. In such situations, you may come across certain issues that may act as an obstacle in your work. One such error is “Sage 50 SmartPosting service not starting”.

This error usually occurs in the Sage 50 U.S. edition. You will see the following error getting displayed on your monitor’s screen:

Error: “Sage 50 SmartPosting Service Not Starting On The Server [SERVER NAME]. It is not running so cannot be restarted”

When you encounter this Sage issue, your application will not finalize the installation. The main cause for this error is that it is not installed on the server.

Resolution Steps Sage 50 Smartposting Service Not Starting

If you come across this Sage error “SmartPosting service not functioning properly”, then the following solution may help you fix your issue. These solutions are suggested by the Sage experts to rectify your error.

Total Time: 25 minutes

Solution 1️⃣: SmartPosting is not installed

✅ Close all the Sage 50 software running on the server.
✅ Check for the following files that are installed on your server: ✔ exe
✔ exe.config
✔ dll
✅ Here is a command, copy it to Notepad: (sc create “Sage 50 Smart Posting 2013″start= auto binPath= “C:Program FilesSage50SmartPostingService2013.exe” DisplayName= Server=”Your ServerName”=”Sage 50 SmartPosting 2013″)
✅ From Notepad, you will have to update your binPath. match the program path and the binPath.
✅ Change the server name to the one you are running on.
✅ Change the version of the year to the version of Sage 50, you are currently using.
✅ Click on the Windows icon and open the Run Command
✅ In the search field, type cmd.
✅ Press OK option to execute the program.
✅ Paste the command line that you have created in the above steps on the MS DOS prompt window and press Enter.
✅ You can “SUCCESS” written on the screen.
✅ Again, press Start and then open Run Command
✅ In the search field, type msc and press OK.
✅ From the list, now click on the recently installed Sage 50 SmartPosting 20XX and press Start icon again.
✅ Ensure that your SmartPosting service is running properly.

Solution 2️⃣: Damaged or Corrupt Data Path

If the above solution is not able to help you with “Sage 50 Smartposting Service Not Starting error” then follow the below given steps:

✅ Run the cmd prompt and enter [name_server_k1142] in the command line.
✅ Now create a new folder just a level above the folder that holds the data regarding the individual company folder.
✅ Rename the folder as the damaged datapath.
✅ Move all folders into the new folder which is recently created in the remote datapath. Exclude all the individual company files as they may be damaged.
✅ Then move all files in a new folder.
✅ Ensure that your SmartPosting service is running properly.

Connect With Sage 50 Experts for SmartPosting Service Error

Though it is very difficult to fix the issue before seeing it, but we have provided the above given solution to fix just that. If the severity of the error is normal and there is no other issue then the above solution may help you fix “Sage 50 Smartposting Service Not Starting”. If you are still facing trouble and demand immediate help then dial for Sage 50 Tech support. “AskForAccounting” is a Sage support firm that takes into account every query that you might have related to sage 50. Our customer Support team is available at +1855-481-5340 24*7 to help you fix your issues.