Act CRM Message: Resolution of the dependency failed or Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation.

by | Oct 25, 2021 | Act CRM Software Fundamentals

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:

This is from answer ID 25865 in act’s knowledgebase which can be found here: