The Wizard automatically opens the first time you open Credit Hound, it can be relaunched manually at a later stage

Applies to

Credit Hound, Credit Hound Express for Sage 50


Launch the Wizard

  1. Make sure that Credit Hound is closed.
  2. Open Credit Hound Manager
  3. Click Set up > Configuration Settings. The Configuration Settings window appears.
  4. Click Launch Start-up Wizard

Where do I get a Licence key?

Enter the Licence key which has been provided to you by your reseller/business partner. If you leave the box blank, Credit Hound will run in trial mode for up to 30 days.

Which type of database should I choose for storing Credit Hound data?

You can choose between:

Microsoft Access and Microsoft SQL Server

Credit Hound Express

Credit Hound Professional

MS Access



MS SQL Server



MS Access is the easiest to set up. You do not need Microsoft Access on your PC.

If you choose to use MS SQL, please ensure you have the server details and licenses to run Credit Hound on your SQL Server.

Connect to the Accounts program

During the Startup Wizard you are prompted to select an accounting system. Once you have made your selection, you are prompted to select a specific version. Credit Hound Express is only compatible with Sage 50 Accounts.

When prompted, type in a valid username and password for your accounting system. 

Click Extract Companies. A list of companies from your accounting system appears.

Select the company whose data will link to Credit Hound.

Knowledge Base Article Details

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Credit Hound, Credit Hound Express for Sage 50
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Vince Hodgson
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