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1220433 - Error: "Error applying transforms..." when upgrading to Crystal Reports XI

Symptom

When trying to install Crystal Reports XI on a computer that already has Crystal Reports 8.5 installed, the following error message appears during the installation:

"Error applying transforms. Verify that the specified transform paths are valid".

Resolution

To resolve this behavior, perform the following steps:

  1. Copy the files from the Crystal Reports XI installation cd to the hard drive. In this example, it is copied to a folder called "test" in the root of the C: drive.
  2. Click Start > Run.
  3. Enter the silent installation command as follows:

msiexec /i "C:\test\win32\CrystalReports.msi" REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn+ PIDKEY=B5W60-01C0200-000HX40-0AA1 INSTALLDIR="C:\Program Files\Business Objects\Crystal Reports 11" COMMONVERDIR="C:\Program Files\Common Files\Business Objects\3.0" ADDLOCAL=ALL

See Also

For more information on how to perform a silent install of Crystal Reports XI from the command line, please refer to Note 1219851.

For more information on how to perform a silent install of Crystal Reports XI using a script, please refer to Note 1219681.

Keywords

C2018789 UPGRADE CR85 CR CR8 8.0 DEPLOY INSTALL Crystal Reports Installation Upgrading from Crystal Reports 8.5 , c2019482 , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or BusinessViews Manager , Problem

Product

SAP Crystal Reports XI ; SAP Crystal Reports XI R2