You are attempting to create a new Sage ACT! Database when you get the error:
"Cannot create local database; SQL is not installed locally".
Product Family: Act!
Product: Act! Pro, Act! Premium
Version: 2013 and later
Engine: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2
This can be caused by the SQL Server not being installed on the computer.
- Follow the steps in the applicable knowledgebase article below to install the SQL Server ACT7 instance
Act! v17 and later
How to manually create the Microsoft SQL Server 2014 ACT7 Instance
Sage ACT! 2013
How to Manually Create the Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 R2 (Express Edition) ACT7 Instance