Sage MAS 90 and 200 ERP Product Update 3 (4.40.0.03)

Written by Todd Martin on .

Now available is Product Update (PU) 3 for Sage ERP MAS 90 and 200 released from sage on September 27th 2010. New customer-requested features streamline workflows and solve Bank Reconciliation pain points. One of the main reasons for most users to update to this PU is to have Sage ERP MAS 90 and 200 4.4 compatible with Microsoft Office 2010. The remaining enhancements are to Bank Reconciliation.

This PU has had a few issues with the release. There have been a few bugs reported with this release and MBA recomend waiting until the next PU release, unless the need for Microsoft Office 2010 compatibility is requried. Sage has already released fixes for most of the issues that were found after the PU 3 release.

If Master Developer or Extended Solutions customizations have been made to your Sage MAS 90 or 200 software, contact your Sage Software business partner or Master Developer before installing any Service Pack or Product Update.

Before installing product update, please note the following:

  • We highly recommend that you back up your system before installing any updates or version upgrades. Otherwise, data may be lost if the update fails.
  • Product Update 3 (4.40.0.03) includes a Pre-Installation Data Scan utility that helps identify potential data issues prior to installation.
  • Install this Product Update from the same computer that was used to install Sage ERP MAS 90 or 200.
  • After installing the product update, run WksUpdate.exe from the server's ..\Mas90\Wksetup folder at each workstation on which you would like to update the local help files.

The following is a list of enhancements have been incorporated for Sage MAS 90 and MAS 200 version 4.40 in this Product Update.

New Enhancements

Bank Reconciliation

Post to General Ledger New

Enhancements to Bank Reconciliation streamline the workflow for entering checks, deposits, and adjustments such as bank fees and interest earned. Users can enter these adjustments and post to the General Ledger directly from the Check, Deposit and Adjustment Entry screen, and from the Reconcile Bank screen. Efficiently convert the Bank Reconciliation Report and Bank Reconciliation Transaction Register to a PDF, file the reports or share them with others using the Bank Reconciliation Paperless Office features.

Check, Deposit and Adjustment Entry and Reconcile Bank New

Easily select Bank Reconciliation transactions to flow to your General Ledger from the Check, Deposit and Adjustment Entry screen using new columns – Select for General Ledger Posting, Distribution Account Number, and Comment for Checks. These will also be available fields when entering checks, deposits and adjustments on the fly. Information you add into the comment field will also flow through to the General Ledger when the transactions are posted. And, when you’re reconciling your bank statement, quickly access the Bank Recap Report and Bank Reconciliation Transaction Register from the Reconcile Bank window.

Transaction Register New

This new task has been added to the Bank Reconciliation Main menu, as well as Check, Deposit and Adjustment Entry and Reconcile Bank to provide the ability to post selected transactions that are entered in Bank Reconciliation to the General Ledger module. To safeguard against unintended entries, posting is only allowed for those transactions entered directly into the Bank Reconciliation module.

Security Events for Bank Reconciliation New

In Role Maintenance, "Allow Updating of Registers from Preview" has been added for the Bank Reconciliation Transaction Register as a standard security event. Additionally, "Allow Access to the Select for G/L Posting Setting for Check Entries" and "Allow Access to the Select for G/L Posting Setting for Deposit and Adjustment Entries" have also been added as options for the Bank Reconciliation module.

Paperless Office Options for Bank Reconciliation New

Choose to print the Bank Reconciliation Report and Bank Reconciliation Transaction Register by specific bank codes, or by all bank codes, and use the go-green flexible Paperless Office features to e-mail and fax the PDFs. Convert, save, and retrieve the Bank Reconciliation Report and Bank Reconciliation Transaction Register in PDF.

Compatibility with Microsoft Office 2010 New

Sage ERP MAS 90 and 200 4.4 is now compatible with Microsoft Office 2010.

Tags: Product Update v4.40

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