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1735635 - Crystal Reports 2011 crashes with MySQL 5.1


  • Crystal Report crashes while adding tables
  • Crystal Report does not respond while creating report based on multiple tables
  • While adding table whose name length is greater than 14 letters Crystal Report crashes
  • Crystal Reports crashes which uses My SQL database 5.1 drivers ODBC connection


  • Crystal Report 2011
  • MySQL 5.1 drivers


  1. Install MySQL 3.5 drivers
  2. Create a new Data Source using MySQL 3.5 drivers
  3. Create report using the new Data Source
  4. Create a new Data source and update existing connection in the Crystal Reports as follows

 Open Crystal Reports >> open the report >> database menu >>  set data source location >> select the existing connection and the new connection from the ODBC connections and click on Update >> ok

See Also 


hangs, fails , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or Business View Manager , Problem


SAP Crystal Reports 2011 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2011, feature pack 03