First and foremost, who makes up these Act Error messages? According to the Act Knowledgebase, there are a number of reasons that this can happen. Here is the list that they provide:
- Program shortcut failed to update after upgrading to Act! v16 or later
- Windows User Account Control settings are stopping Act! from opening
- Act! program preferences are damaged
- A third-party add-on is causing a conflict
- Windows font, Tahoma, is missing or damaged
- Act! installation is damaged
- Missing Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 registry key
- Damaged Microsoft .NET Framework installation
They offer some solutions to the above issues which can be found right here: http://kb.act.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/25865/~/error%3A-resolution-of-the-dependency-failed-or-exception-has-been-thrown-by.
This is from answer ID 25865 in act’s knowledgebase which can be found here: http://kb.act.com.