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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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1.00.13 54.32%
1.00.12 44.44%
1.00.10 1.23%

Sage Connected Services


Sage Connected Services is a software program developed by Softline Pastel. The most common release is 1.00.13, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 14.75 MB (15,464,424 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 81% of users of Sage Connected Services come from South Africa, it is also popular in the United States and ZM.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Softline Pastel\Connected Services\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{DF8DA097-ABE2-4A94-8396-D51CD51181C6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 14.75 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Sage Connected Services

  • SageCSClient.exe - Payroll Notification (Payroll Notification Service)
  • Payroll.ServicesLib.dll - Payroll ServicesLib (Payroll.ServicesLib)
  • PastelPartnerLib.dll (by Sage South Africa) - Pastel Partner Library (PastelPartnerLib)
  • Payroll.MsiInstall.dll - Payroll.MsiInstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • SageCSClient.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Payroll Notification Service' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Softline Pastel\Connected Services\SageCSClient.exe".

How do I remove Sage Connected Services?

You can uninstall Sage Connected Services from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Sage Connected Services, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Sage Connected Services.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista (SP2) 4%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.14%
Windows 10 20.99%
Windows XP 6.17%
Windows Vista 3.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 43.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.35%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.64%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.17%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 6.17%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.95% of installs come from South Africa
Which countries install it?
  South Africa 80.95%
  United States 10.71%
  ZM 2.38%
  NA 2.38%
  LS 1.19%
  BW 1.19%
  ZW 1.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.51%
Dell 21.31%
Acer 21.31%
Lenovo 11.48%
Samsung 4.92%
Intel 4.92%
MSI 1.64%
Common models
HP ProBook 4530s 4.17%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.78%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.78%
MSI MS-7817 2.78%
HP ProBook 4540s 2.78%
Dell Vostro 2521 2.78%


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