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Should I remove Sage ACT! Network Sync Service?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
United States Rank #45,947
Reach 0.0007%


15.01.0000 69.23%
15.00.0000 30.77%

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Sage ACT! Network Sync Service

What is Sage ACT! Network Sync Service?  (from Sage Software)

The Sage ACT! Network Sync Service for Sage ACT! Premium for Workgroups and Sage ACT! Premium can be configured to synchronize across the Internet without needing to create and manage a Web Site using software such as Internet Information Services (IIS). A Static IP Address is recommended. If using a dynamic IP addres...  Read more


Sage ACT! Network Sync Service is a software program developed by Sage Software. The most common release is 15.01.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 33 files and is usually about 25.89 MB (27,147,479 bytes). The installed file Act.UI.Updater.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 86% of users of Sage ACT! Network Sync Service come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.SageSoftware,Inc.com
Help link: www.SageSoftware,Inc.com/support/index.cfm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ACT\ACT for Windows\ACT Network Sync\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{CAC5127B-AE12-4D91-BABB-1D705E2B1EA4}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 25.89 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Sage ACT! Network Sync Service

  • Act.Framework.Synchronization.Service.UI.exe - Sage ACT! Network Sync Service
  • Act.Framework.StandaloneActivityRecurUtility.dll - ACT! by Sage
  • Act.Shared.Collections.dll
  • Act.Shared.Config.dll
  • Act.Shared.Diagnostics.dll - Act.Shared.Diagnostics
  • ActEmailConnectorMetaData.dll
  • Act.Data.ActDb.dll - Sage ACT!
  • Act.Data.dll
  • Act.Data.Resources.dll
  • Act.Framework.dll - Act.Framework
  • Act.Framework.Synchronization.dll
  • Act.Framework.Synchronization.Remoting.dll
  • Act.Framework.Synchronization.Service.exe
  • Act.Synchronization.Service.Common.dll - Act.Synchronization.Service.Common
  • Act.Shared.Images.dll - ACT! (Act.Shared.Images)
  • Act.Shared.Licensing.dll
  • Act.Shared.LicProvider.dll
  • Act.Shared.Localization.dll
  • Act.Shared.Utilities.dll - Act.Shared.Utilities
  • Act.Shared.Win32.dll - Act.Shared.Win32
  • Act.Shared.Windows.Forms.dll
  • Act.UI.Email.dll
  • Act.UI.Updater.dll
  • PSIKey.dll (by Protexis) - PSIKey (nTitles PSIKey)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • Act.Framework.Synchronization.Service.exe runs as a service named 'Sage ACT! Network Sync Service' (Sage ACT! Network Sync Service) "Sage ACT! Network Sync Service for synchronizing ACT! data.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Act.Framework.Synchronization.Service.UI.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ACTSyncServiceUI' which loads as "C:\Program Files\ACT\ACT for Windows\ACT Network Sync\Act.Framework.Synchronization.Service.UI.exe" -Dfalse.

How do I remove Sage ACT! Network Sync Service?

You can uninstall Sage ACT! Network Sync Service from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Sage ACT! Network Sync Service, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Sage ACT! Network Sync Service.

Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win 10 8%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.92%
Windows XP 15.38%
Windows 10 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.46%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.08%
Windows 7 Professional 15.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.38%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.71%
  Germany 9.52%
  United Kingdom 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Apple 27.27%
Hewlett-Packard 27.27%
ASUS 9.09%
Sony 9.09%
Intel 9.09%
Dell 9.09%
Common models
Apple Inc. MacBookPro10,1 33.33%
Sony VPCF236FM 11.11%
HP-Pavilion NY542AA-ABA s... 11.11%
HP EliteBook 2540p 11.11%
HP Compaq 8000 Elite SFF ... 11.11%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 11.11%

About (from Sage Software, Inc.)

Sage is a world-leading supplier of accounting and business management software to start-up, small, and midsized businesses.
Publisher URL: na.sage.com


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