1206957 - Error: "Report is a newer version than Visual Studio supports" in Crystal Reports 2008 for Visual Studio after applying Visual Studio 2005 SP1

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1206957 - Error: "Report is a newer version than Visual Studio supports" in Crystal Reports 2008 for Visual Studio after applying Visual Studio 2005 SP1

Symptom

After applying Visual Studio 2005 SP1, Crystal Reports 2008 for Visual Studio displays an error message:
 
"Report is a newer version than Visual Studio supports"
 
Using the Repair option in Add/Remove Programs does not fix the issue.
 

Cause

The issue has been identified and tracked under ID ADAPT00822679. The Repair option in Add/Remove Programs will not fix the components.
 

Resolution

To repair the Crystal Reports 2008 for Visual Studio components when you encounter a problem, you must first uninstall and then reinstall the components
 
To uninstall the Crystal Reports 2008 for Visual Studio components do the following:
  1. In Windows, click Start > Settings > Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Add/Remove Programs.
  3. Select Crystal Reports 2008 and click the Change button.
  4. Choose Modify and click Next.
  5. Click Crystal Reports 2008 for Visual Studio > Entire feature will be unavailable from the list > Next button > Next button to remove the components.
To reinstall the Crystal Reports 2008 for Visual Studio components do the following:
  1. In Windows, click Start > Settings > Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Add/Remove Programs.
  3. Select Crystal Reports 2008 and click the Change button.
  4. Choose Modify and click Next.
  5. Click Crystal Reports 2008 for Visual Studio > Entire feature will be installed on local hard drive from the list > Next button > Next button to reinstall the components.

After reinstalling, the Crystal Reports 2008 for Visual Studio components will be repaired.

Keywords

CR2008 CR 2008 VS2008 VS XIR3 XI R3 , 9536289 , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or BusinessViews Manager , Problem

Product

Crystal Reports 2008 V0