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Download and install the latest version of Sage Payroll

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This guide takes you through how to download and install Sage Payroll, v25.2.


Follow the steps to update to the latest version. Let's update your software now.

TIP: Find out What's new in Sage Payroll v25.2.


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Before you install

Before we download the update, let's check the version you're currently using.

  1. Login to your computer as an administrator. You can use our handy guide to Check if you're a Windows administrator.
  2. Open Sage Payroll 2022 and log into your Payroll.
  3. Click Help then click System Information.
  4. Confirm your version number is v25.1.
  5. Make a note of the Program Directory and Data Directory.
  6. Back up your data.

Download and install

Now we've checked your directories and backed up your data, let's download the software.

 TIP: Installing on a network? You'll need to follow our handy guide to Download and install the latest version of Sage Payroll on a network.

  1. Close Sage Payroll 2022.
  2. Download Sage Payroll update >
  3. Double-click the file that downloads - SagePayroll_V25.2.exe.
  4. Select the I accept the terms of the licence check box, then click Next.
  5. Select This Computer, then click Next.
  6. Select Custom, then click Next.
  7. Check the program and data directories are the same as you noted earlier. If not, click Browse, enter the correct directories, then click OK.
  8. Click Next, then select the Add shortcuts to my desktop check box.
  9. Click Install, then click Finish.

Congratulations! You've now installed the latest Sage Payroll update.