How to start SQL/Server (Act 7) on Windows 7

  1. On your computer, select the Windows Icon in the lower left corner of your screen.  This will open the Windows Taskbar similar to the one shown here.

  2. In the Search programs and files window type in services.msc.

  3. As you do this Windows will find that application and display it.

  4. Select the Services.msc application at the top of the window.  You will get the following application window:

  5. The services list is alphabetical.  Using the elevator bar search down until you find SQL/Server (Act7).  Highlight it and select Start.

  6. This will start the SQL/Server service.  It will show up like this:

  1. You may now close all the windows and start Act.