Product Family: Act!
Product: Act! Pro, Act! Premium
Version: 2012 and later
The program is functioning as designed. The import process will initiate an automatic update of linked contacts.
You can work around this by disabling linked fields before importing your Companies:
- Click Tools > Define Fields…
- Edit Contact fields linked to Company fields and disable the “Link to company field:” option
- Click Finish, then Click Close
After you import, you can enable the “Link to company field:” option for each field