03-23-2017 09:36 AM
03-23-2017 09:42 AM - edited 03-23-2017 09:49 AM
Lets take a step back and get some clarity on what you are trying to achieve.
If ACT and the database are on your machine you would need ACT for WEB application on your machine. This will allow access via the desktop application and also via an internet browser.
If ACT desktop application is on your machine and the Database is on a server then the server will need the ACT for WEB version installed and you can then use an internet browser and network to access your database twice.
03-23-2017 09:47 AM
Thank you! I'm afraid I feel I'm taking you in vicious circles. So according to the follow up below by ch1p, I'd need to install the Act for Web application. Thus I'm back to the question above of which file in the Download section is the correct one to install.
03-23-2017 09:49 AM
Thank you, ch1p .. I'm still trying to find out which download to use to install the ACT for WEB application. My database is on my machine, not a server. Thanks!
03-23-2017 10:00 AM
In that case a vital question we have not asked is do you have ACT Pro or Premium licence. Only Premium has the option to have ACT for WEB installed.
If in doubt - in ACT go to Help - About ACT. It will state what product and version you have.
03-23-2017 10:07 AM
I think you just want to know which of the 2 files to download. If you are installing on a work station or a stand alone PC use the Windows download. If you have a web server (eg, one with IIS installed) then use the Web download. If you don't know what a web server is, you probably want the Windows download :-)
03-23-2017 10:09 AM
Karen, see the trail above .. I've been asking which of the files at https://www.act.com/resources/downloads/act-premium-v16 .. I definitely need the Windows option (no server) but have listed my version above and when I tried to install actpremweb16sp2_ update_us.exe I received an error message. Any help on the right download file would be appreciated.
03-23-2017 11:55 AM
OK - You need to download the ACT for WEB version from the link below.
BUT you need to uninstall ACT Premium before this version will install. All database will not be changed or deleted.
03-23-2017 12:12 PM
This is crazy! My original question was asking if I could have the local installation as well as access my database through a browser via Act! Premium for Web. After all the back and forth, you're telling me I can't but other responses below have said I can .. I need my local version and it's what I use full time. I can access my database via apps like Splashtop if I'm out of the office but was hoping I could access it through a browser instead. I'm more confused than ever.