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Cannot share a Database

New Member
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Country: USA

Cannot share a Database

I have one database that will not share.  Once you click share the following error pops up:


There was a problem sharing/unsharing your Sage ACT! database. The path is not of a legal form


Any ideas?

Nickel Elite Contributor
Posts: 988
Country: USA

Re: Cannot share a Database

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Hello James,

Need more info. What is your Os? What complete version of ACT! are u running? refer to Help / About.

Manually check for windows updates- apply any updates as needed, then see what happens.


Ok now manually check to see that you have most current ACT! Service Pak / Hotfixes

reference ACT Download Center 


Check out these possible causes in the ACT Knowledgebase Reference link


Still no luck?

May need to repair database? May need to use Rebuild db options?


Cheers - FSBill






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