The UserPref.dat file is a configuration file for the User’s Preferences.
There is no accounting data in this file. You may simply rename it or delete it. Sage 50 or Peachtree Accounting will create a new file for you when you reopen the program.
Create a backup prior to deleting files.
Make sure you know the correct location of the userpref.dat file if you are running multiple companies.
Click here to find your Companies Data Location.
- Have all user log out of Sage 50 or Peachtree Accounting
- Navigate to the Companies Data Location.
- Delete or rename the userpref.dat file
- Start Sage 50 or Peachtree and a new file will be created you.