01-01-2013 09:43 AM - edited 01-01-2013 09:45 AM
01-01-2013 12:00 PM
ACT 2011 isn't supported on Windows 8. Yes the database can be transferred.
01-01-2013 05:33 PM
01-02-2013 03:19 AM
Thanks, sorry I'm getting a bit confusing. So since it is a windows 8 machine, 2013 is the only option. Is there a cheaper upgrade from 2010 or do we have to buy the full 2013 version?
Also, about the transfer, the act database is currently in 2010. I'm sure we can transfer that to 2013, right? Thanks for all of your replies.
01-02-2013 03:38 AM
01-02-2013 08:44 AM
The current Sage ACT! Obsolescence Policy (Here)
Upgrade Pricing Obsolescence Policy
Sage's Upgrade Pricing Obsolescence Policy is to honor upgrade pricing for customers with the current release and, in most cases, two prior releases of a product. If you're using a version of Sage ACT! older than that, you’re not eligible for upgrade pricing and will instead need to purchase Sage ACT! at new pricing.
according to this, ACT 2010 is not elegible for upgrade pricing.
01-04-2013 03:13 PM
As matter of interest I am running Act 2010 on a new Win 8 machine with no apparent problems to date. This is an experiment so far as I'm continuing to run on my main computer with Win 7. I occasionally receive a pop up message informing of compatibility issues with SQL 2005, but it goes away when I click OK. I have backed up database on Win 8 machine and restored it to Win 7 without problems. I did this because I noted that SQL 2005 files were on my new laptop when it arrived from manufacturer.
01-04-2013 04:11 PM
With all due respect, you're playing with fire. SQL manages your database.
01-04-2013 04:28 PM
01-04-2013 04:33 PM