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    Error: Unhandled Exception, Unexpected XML declaration


    Paya Connect Desktop


    Unexpected XML declaration. The XML declaration must be the first node in the document, and no white space characters are allowed to appear before it.

    C:\ProgramData\Sage Payment Solutions\SageExchangeDesktop\SageExchange.exe.config


    • Download the below file to the directory "C:\ProgramData\Sage Payment Solutions\SageExchangeDesktop\".
    • The ProgramData directory may not be visible by default. Please view the below path to gain visibility.
      • Windows 8 and up: Click on OS (C:) -> Click View (top left hand corner) -> Check the box for Hidden Items
      • Windows 7: Click on OS (C:) -> Click Organize (top left hand corner) -> Click Folder and Search options. -> Click View -> Click Show Hidden Files, Folders and Drives -> Click Apply and Ok.
    • Alternately you can download the file and copy it to that directory
    • If the directory does not exist it should be manually created
      • The path must match exactly to work

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