Moving Sage Payroll to a New PC

Moving Sage Payroll to a New PC

1. Log into your current Payroll

2. Go to Help and System Information

3. Print the support home page for the details of the Program Files and Data Files Location.  This also gives you the Serial No and Activation Keys if its needed.

4. Copy the Program Directory and the Data Directory to the New PC

 

5. If you change the location of the data files on the New PC to a different location, you will need to change the dataloc.ini file.

 

6. The dataloc.ini file is in the Program files within each year. In this case its C:\Program Files (X86)\Sage Paryoll Irl\2022

7. Open this file with Notepad or Wordpad and enter in the data location.

8. Copy this file into each year of your program directory.

 

9. Download and install the latest version of the software.