Sage 50 Error 3004

Sage 50 Error 3004

Mr. James, a North American resident and high user of Sage for his restaurant billing business has faced an error. The error is Sage Error 3004. This small error stalled his work for a few days. What is this error?

Many of our clients have mentioned that error 3004 is a big issue for them. If you are also keen on finding out the solutions to this issue then this blog might be helpful for you. We know that error 3004 can be frustrating if you are in the middle of something and can lead to a loss of time.

What is Sage 50 Error 3004?

It is a file system error as it appears with a message -Sage 50 Error 3004 – File System Error. The major reasons for this error may be connectivity issues, virus interference, junk data, hibernation mode, and network cable damage. It should be resolved as soon as possible to save work loss.

So, if we summarize this error occurs mainly because of network communication and software conflicts. The software conflicts include but are not limited to a firewall, antivirus, hardware, switches, cabling, routers, etc.

Also Read: Sage Error 50 3032

How to Fix File System Sage 50 Error 3004

Here are some steps –

Restart Actian/Pervasive

On the server only, you will be able to start this process. You need to shut down your sage 50 or any other S5/S6 programs that use the same files on your workstation. Then restart all services on the server.

Sage 50 and Systems Should be Restarted

If the error persists, then you should restart that particular station to see if it resolves the issue. If it doesn’t then the reason behind it may be because of a file getting damaged. You can look for it in the error message if it refers to a particular method.

Damaged Files Should be Restarted

In case of repairing of damaged files, keep in mind the following things –

  • The error can be with your data path. In that case, you can rename the file and on that server, you will need to run Repair on Sage 50 at the server.
  • If the error indicates that the file is in use by your system, determine what purpose it was originally designed for. If you can’t find it, try deleting it.
  • If you can’t delete a file, but it still loads in the browser, try re-indexing the file
  • If you are not able to do any of these things like delete/ re-index the file that is referred to by the error message, in that case, create a backup.


What are the other file System Errors That you Encounter in Your System?

You may come across varied file system errors like File System Error 3008, 3006, 3014, 3020, 3108, 3110, 3111, and 3112.

What if I cannot resolve Errors at my Own end?