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Uninstall Sage 50 Complete Accounting 2013

Once you have finished using Sage 50, you may wish to remove the program from your computer. This topic shows you how to uninstall Sage 50 from a single computer. Note that this topic demonstrates the process of removing the Sage 50 software from a computer running Windows® XP. If you are using Windows Vista®, or Windows 7, the process may differ slightly from the instructions below.

To uninstall Sage 50 you need to open the Control Panel of your computer to the window where you can remove or uninstall programs. In Windows XP, this window can be found by selecting Add or Remove Programs to open the Add or Remove Programs window. If you are using Windows Vista, or Windows 7, search for Uninstall a program, which may be found through the Programs and Features menu item.

The Add or Remove Programs window (or Uninstall or change a program window) displays a list of the programs installed on that computer. Scroll down the list to find the Sage 50 software that you want to uninstall. Clicking on the name of the program may expand it to reveal more detail about the program. Next, click the Remove button or the uninstall button depending on your operating system.

Click Remove button

This will open the Maintenance Options wizard for Sage 50. Of the maintenance options available, select Remove and then click Next.

Select Remove option

Sage 50 then asks you to confirm that you want to completely remove the Sage 50 software and its features. Click OK.

Confirm Uninstall

A progress bar is displayed while the files are being removed from your computer. Be patient - this process may take some time. You will know when the files have been uninstalled because you will see the following screen. Click Finish.

Uninstall final window

Note that this process uninstalls the software but does not remove all files. As a final step, you will need to manually delete the Sage Software folder from your computer. Provided you did not change the suggested location when installing Sage 50, this file should be found at C:\Program Files

Manually delete Sage Software folder

Additionally, you may wish to delete the Sage folder from your hard drive (this folder was created during the software installation as a temporary location to save the extracted files), as well as any backup files that you created when using Sage 50.

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