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Upgrade 17.2.217.0 hot fix 1 to hot fix 2

New Member
Posts: 2
Country: Belgium

Upgrade 17.2.217.0 hot fix 1 to hot fix 2

Hello,

 

I want to upgrade the latest hotfix for release 17 sp2 but i'm always baffled with following error:

"This update does apply to your version of Act..."

 

I'm downloading the executable from http://www.act.com/resources/downloads/act-pro-v17 

act17sp2hf2b.exe

 

My current version is specified below:

 

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I already found a post about a registry key to check, but this isn't present on my machine.

Operating system is windows 2012 R2.

Anyone with a clue where to look?

 

Thanks.

Employee
Posts: 26
Country: United_Kingdom

Re: Upgrade 17.2.217.0 hot fix 1 to hot fix 2

Hi Syscom,

 

The link you have provided looks like it may be the US site downloads. 

 

Could you please check the link for V17.2 Hotfix 2 from this download site and attempt to apply it:-

 

http://cdn.updates.swiftpage.act.com/updates/act17sp2hf2b.exe

 

Regards,

 

 

Cam

Act! Support.


Cam Mortimer
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Customer Success Team


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New Member
Posts: 2
Country: Belgium

Re: Upgrade 17.2.217.0 hot fix 1 to hot fix 2

Hi,

 

thanks for the response but it the error stays the same after downloading the executable you mentioned.

 

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Employee
Posts: 26
Country: United_Kingdom

Re: Upgrade 17.2.217.0 hot fix 1 to hot fix 2

Hi Syscom,

 

I have confirmed with the developers that the hot fixes were universal so I am not sure why it will not allow you to apply the hot-fix to your version.

 

Therefore I would recommend that you firstly backup your database(s) and then remove Act! from Programs and Features, and then reinstall using the install media from this download:-

 

http://cdn.act.dlm.swiftpage.com/3882/act_pro_172x217_uk_eu.exe

 

Regards,

 


Cam


Cam Mortimer
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Customer Success Team


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Nickel Elite Contributor
Posts: 934
Country: USA

Re: Upgrade 17.2.217.0 hot fix 1 to hot fix 2

looks like you only need the hotfix2.  i would not uninstall and reinstall act over this.

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