1248161 - How to remove and reinstall Crystal Reports for Visual Studio .NET 2005

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1248161 - How to remove and reinstall Crystal Reports for Visual Studio .NET 2005

Symptom

<ul><li>Remove and reinstall Crystal Reports for Visual Studio .NET 2005</li><li>Crystal Reports version 10.2.0.x</li></ul><p>There are times when it is necessary to remove and reinstall the bundled version of Crystal Reports that comes with Visual Studio .NET 2005. This article outlines the correct steps to completely remove and reinstall the embedded version of Crystal Reports from Visual Studio .NET 2005.</p>

Resolution

<p class="header1"> Uninstall from Add or Remove Programs</p><ol start="1"><li>Open <strong>Control Panel &gt; Add or Remove Programs</strong></li><li>Select <strong>Microsoft Visual Studio 2005</strong> from the list, then click the <strong>Change/Remove</strong> button.</li><li>Click Next</li><li>Select <strong>Add or Remove Features</strong></li><li>Unselect <strong>Crystal Reports for Visual Studio</strong> then click the <strong>Update</strong> button</li><li>Restart the computer when the procedure finishes.</li></ol><p><table border="0"><tbody><tr><td><img src="../../../../../sap/support/sapnotes/public/services/embedded_image.htm?iv_key=002007204200001258482008&amp;iv_guid=DD7ACDD8136566F1814E001A64C54696" alt="addremovefeatures.png" title="addremovefeatures.png" width="320" height="242" /> </td><td><img src="../../../../../sap/support/sapnotes/public/services/embedded_image.htm?iv_key=002007204200001258482008&amp;iv_guid=DD7ACDDF0ACD26F1814E001A64C54696" alt="unselect crystalreports.png" title="unselect crystalreports.png" width="320" height="242" /> </td></tr></tbody></table></p><p class="header1">Clean Up Crystal Reports Files Manually</p><p>In order to make sure this is a clean uninstall you'll want to make sure all the old Crystal Reports files are deleted.</p><ol start="1"><li>Go to <strong>C:\Program Files\Common Files\Business Objects</strong> using Windows Explorer</li><li>Delete the <strong>2.7</strong> folder</li><li>Go to <strong>C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8</strong></li><li>Delete the <strong>Crystal Reports</strong> folder (it may already be gone)</li></ol><p class="header1">Clean Up Crystal Reports Registry Entries Manually</p><p><strong><font color="#ff0000"><table border="0"><tbody><tr><td> <strong><font color="#ff0000">CAUTION</font></strong></td><td> The following resolution involves editing the registry. Using Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall the Windows operating system. Use Registry Editor at your own risk. For Information on How to Edit the Registry Key View the &quot;Changing Keys And Values&quot; online Help topic in Registry Editor (Regedit.exe).</td></tr></tbody></table></font></strong></p><ol start="1"><li>Open the Registry Editor by going to <strong>Start &gt; Run</strong>. Type in <strong>regedit</strong> and click <strong>OK</strong>.</li><li>Navigate to <strong>HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Crystal Decisions</strong></li><li>Delete the <strong>10.2</strong> key</li><li>Navigate to <strong>HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Crystal Decisions</strong></li><li>Delete the <strong>10.2</strong> key</li><li>Restart the computer.</li></ol><p class="header1">Reinstall from Add or Remove Programs</p><ol start="1"><li>Open <strong>Control Panel &gt; Add or Remove Programs</strong></li><li>Select <strong>Microsoft Visual Studio 2005</strong> from the list, then click the <strong>Change/Remove</strong> button.</li><li>Click Next</li><li>Select <strong>Add or Remove Features</strong></li><li>Place check mark beside <strong>Crystal Reports for Visual Studio</strong> then click the <strong>Update</strong> button</li><li>Restart the computer when the procedure finishes. </li></ol><p>Crystal Reports for Visual Studio .NET 2005 should now be reinstalled successfully.</p>

Keywords

NET DOTNET VS2005 RE-INSTALL FIX REPAIR , KBA , BI-DEV-NET-SDK , .NET SDK / COM SDK , How To

Product

SAP Crystal Reports, version for Visual Studio .NET 2005