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Download Trial Version Of ACT

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ACT is running but it doesn’t show up

ACT is running but it doesn’t show up Answer: Use Alt + Tab to highlight and select the ACT icon Use Alt + Space to access the system menu (nothing visible is likely to happen). (if you can, select maximize here) Keep holding Alt and press the letter M for Move . Use Right, Left, […]

Can’t open my Database!

Question: Just upgraded my machine to Win7 (64 bit) and installed Act! 2010. My previous machine had XP and ACT 2008. I am unable to get ACT 2010 to open the 2008 files. I navigate to where they are and when I open the pad file, nothing happens. What, please, am I missing? Answer:  If […]

Dealing with Email from Remote Machines

Question : I am trying to weigh up either using premium in TS (remote desktop) or get premium for web. My problem is that users don’t always use the same machine and work from home. Now web might be the answer. But there are some questions -Can ACT Mail import PST files?? -Are users emails […]

Can I make Contacts read only?

1. I know ACT has a public and private setting for contacts, I need something in the middle. I would like to be able to select a contact, and make it “view only” for certain database users. They can see it in contacts, calendar etc., but they cannot make any modifications to it. Does this […]