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“Restore Settings” for Acctivate Grids

In Acctivate, different windows contain grids for different fields and columns. These fields can often be resized and moved around the grid by users based on their preferences. Acctivate remembers these settings for each user. If desired, a user can

Posted in Business Activity, Business Alerts, Customer, Inventory, Launch Acctivate, Order Manager, Purchasing, Sales, Shipping

User Startup Options for Business Alerts and Dashboard Reports

Upon opening Acctivate, users have the option for a few different Acctivate windows to appear automatically. This option is user specific and can be changed in Configuration Manager. To view the options available for Startup windows, go to File >

Posted in Configuration, Getting Started, Launch Acctivate, Reports, Start up

Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library error

If you have received the Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Error, this is not an Acctivate error.  This error could be caused by installation of new software, and has been reported after installing recent Windows Updates.  The most likely cause is

Posted in Installation, Launch Acctivate, Microsoft, Other Applications, Reports, Technology

Using Remote App with Acctivate

RemoteApp enables you to make programs that are accessed remotely through Remote Desktop Services appear as if they are running on the end user’s local computer. This application can be used to provide Acctivate to remote users as well. If

Posted in Database, Getting Started, Launch Acctivate, Technology

“Failed to connect to server {ServerComputerName}\{SQLServerInstance}” after restarting server

Sometimes after rebooting the server, users will notice a “Failed to connect to server…” error, which requires SQL Server to be manually started before Acctivate will work. This commonly happens when the SQL instance startup is not set to “Automatic.”

Posted in Launch Acctivate

Acctivate is already running.

If you receive the following message: This is means that Acctivate  has already started and may be running in the background.  Most commonly users may have double click to open Acctivate while the logon screen is behind an existing window.

Posted in Getting Started, Launch Acctivate

Create Users

Users can be setup and maintained in the configuration manager of Acctivate. You can create users and assign specific permissions to that user to limit their access as necessary. Users also have options related to email and startup options. To create

Posted in Configuration, Getting Started, Launch Acctivate, Start up
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