It can be hard to pass up FREE plugins! These little apps can help you be more productive, and in many cases, can solve annoying Act! problems. Here is a list, feel free to peruse!
SQL Stop & Restarter Utility: This is a simple utility to be used to stop, start, and restart the ACT7 instance of SQL used by Act!. This utility can be dropped on the desktop for availability whenever the need arises. Much easier then going into the Services list and completing any of these tasks from there. Download Here