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Installing ACT! 6 in Windows 8

If you have Windows 7 you need to read “Installing ACT! 6 in Windows 7” First, let me say that ACT! 6 was an excellent product and, like Windows XP, lasted long beyond its expected retirement date. There are still people using it, despite pleas, recommendations, and even financial inducements to upgrade to later versions. […]

Act! Alert – May 7, 2014

Service Pack 1 for Act! v16 released The first Service Pack for Act! v16 was released on May 7. It is available for free to all registered Act! v16 users, and you can download the new version from the links below. Act! 16.1 for Web Full exe Act! 16.1 Premium Full exe Act! 16.1 Pro […]

Installing ACT! 6 in Windows 7

If you have Windows 8 you need to read “Installing ACT! 6 in Windows 8” First, let me say that ACT! 6 was an excellent product and, like Windows XP, lasted long beyond its expected retirement date. There are still people using it, despite pleas, recommendations, and even financial inducements to upgrade to later versions. A […]

Exporting from ACT! to Excel

So you want to get data from your ACT! database into Excel. Here’s how to do it. Note: these instructions are for ACT! 2013; there are minor differences with earlier versions but the principles are the same. The first thing to do is create a lookup of the records you want to export. You can […]