04-10-2012 11:12 AM
I have been using ACT2012 since last fall and have updated all my older databases to this version.
I just replaced my laptop and I have only been able to restore or bring into this laptop my everyday working database.
I have tried to open all of my other older dated databases but keep getting this error -- Sage ACT -- The SQL database instance
All of my databases were save previously in my data folder and have never had a conversation problem in the past.
If this is an SQL Issue what can I do to fix it. I have the .PAD files sitting on my new laptop drive as they were with my old laptop
but unable to restore or restore as.
I hope you can help me to determine what i can do to retrieve these older databases that have already been updates to ACT2012 months ago before I received this new laptop.
Hope to hear back from someone regarding this issue.
07-13-2012 10:40 AM
We are also having issues with opening our database on our network computer.
The local machine is able to open the database; however, we are receiving the "SQL Database instance is unavailable" on our second machine.
I have been up and down the forums and boards trying to solve this issue. Nothing seems to work. I am willing to try any suggestions again... we need to be able to see the ACT database on this computer.
Thank you for your time and suggestions!