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Office 2016 Microsoft update breaks Outlook integration with Act!

June 21, 2017

Microsoft recently released an update for Outlook 2016 that is affecting the integration with other software applications that use the MAPI integration such as MYOB, iCloud and Act!. So unfortunately, this update affects any version of Act! that integrates with either Outlook 2016 (local install) or Outlook 365 subscription. What symptoms will you see Sending […]

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Office 2016 Microsoft Update breaks Outlook integration with Act!

Why You Shouldn’t Roll Over Activities

April 18, 2017

You are an effective Act! user and proactively scheduling your To-Dos, Calls and Meetings to make sure that you do everything you said you would. Problem is, you have so many tasks that you cannot possibly get everything done each day. Someone told you that Act! can ‘roll over’ activities not completed from the day […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Roll Over Activities

Act Today becomes largest distributor for Handheld Contact

March 7, 2017

We are proud to announce that Act Today are now the largest distributor of Handheld Contact (HHC) in the Asia Pacific region. Handheld Contact is a powerful, yet really simple AddOn tool that makes it possible to have “Act! on your phone”. Since its inception in 2002, our consultants have been using and recommending Handheld […]

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Handheld Contact

Act! Pro vs Act! Premium

July 15, 2016

  Act! CRM is available in two versions: Pro and Premium. When deciding which version of Act! is best suited to your business, there are a few main factors to consider; the size of your team, how they need to access the data, the level of security and administration control, and ongoing compatibility requirements. Size matters […]

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pro vs premium

Windows 10 Free Upgrade Ends July 29:
Our Top 6 FAQs

June 23, 2016

  With Microsoft’s free upgrade to Windows 10 ending on the 29th July 2016, you may be tempted to take up the offer. Whilst Windows 10 delivers a lot of new features and benefits, upgrading to a new operating system may result in some disruption to your business. Before upgrading your computer/s, take some time […]

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Free Upgrade to Windows 10

End of Line for Microsoft SQL Server 2005

April 1, 2016

  Microsoft will be ceasing support for SQL Server 2005 after April 12, 2016.  With end of support, security updates and hotfixes will no longer be available from Microsoft. What does this mean for Act! users? If you are running Act! 2005 (v7) – Act! 2010 (v12), you will be using SQL Server 2005. Act! […]

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Microsoft SQL 2005

Act! Issues after Windows Update

March 4, 2016

In January 2016, Microsoft released a Windows update which updated Microsoft .NET to version 4.6.1 which may affect your software applications including Act!. The most common issue for Act! occurs when trying to use the documents tab, open history attachments, or try to attach a file to a note. Act! locks up and may give you […]

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Microsoft .NET

End of the Line for Sage Act! 2013 (v15)

December 2, 2015

In accordance with the Swiftpage Support Obsolescence Policy, sales of Sage Act!1 2013 (v15.x) in Australia and New Zealand will end 23rd December 2015. After this date, Swiftpage will not be delivering further service packs, hot fixes or compatibility updates for Act! 2013 (v15.x). Also, you will not be able to purchase additional licences of […]

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Sage Act! Premium 2013

Automatic Backups with Act!

August 11, 2015

Everyone knows about the importance of backing up your data however most of us are a bit complacent about it. We’re too too busy, don’t know how or just hope that our computers won’t crash. Working with small/medium businesses everyday, its surprising how often our customers call because they need to restore a backup. Whether it […]

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Act! Automatic Backups
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