Entries by Steven Billington

Sage Pastel Partner/Xpress – Status 30

Sage Pastel Partner/Xpress – Status 30 – Files in your Company database cannot be accessed. With winter around the corner the usual bout of colds and flu viruses can only be expected, computer viruses however tend to take us by surprise. One particular Ransomware virus known as ‘Cryptowall’ has been doing the rounds as of […]

Error Upgrading SI Metabase

If you have recently upgraded to Sage Partner or Sage Xpress Version 14,  with Sage Intelligence  and you keep receiving the message “Error Upgrading SI Metabase” I have the solution. Here is the solution to correct the “Error Upgrading SI Metabase” issue: It is a registry setting that needs to change.  See below.  The server “Path” needs […]

Server is out of Date

Version 12 Users. Have you recently downloaded the Partner/Xpress update 12.1.6, and received the following error: The Pastel Version on the Server is out of Date One of my clients recently experienced this, after installing on a brand new machine.  After a lot of troubleshooting, uninstalling, reinstalling, and a lot back and forth with Pastel […]

Sage Pastel Partner/Xpress – Windows 8.1 Update

Windows 8 users,  are you experiencing problems with Pastel since running the latest Windows Update (Windows 8.1 Update)? I’m sure a lot of you are.  After speaking with the Sage Pastel Technical Support Team, they informed me that a lot of users are complaining about their mapped drives no longer being available, after running the Windows […]

Pastel Partner – Renumber Codes

Are your current codes serving a purpose,  or creating headaches???  Would you like to Renumber Codes?  Let’s see how the experts define Coding.  One of the common acronyms used is SKU. SKU stands for “Stock Keeping Unit,” and is conveniently pronounced “skew.” A SKU is a number or string of alpha and numeric characters that […]

Copying Inventory Items

Finally it is here!!!  The ability to copy inventory items. COPYING INVENTORY ITEMS This new feature is my personal favourite.  Creating multiple (similar) Inventory items has never been easier.  Once an item has been created,  you are able to copy that inventory item,  in order to create a new inventory item.  All you have to […]