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1535325 - How to remove CRVS2010 Beta 2

Symptom

  • Custom tool error: "Code generator 'ReportCodeGenerator' failed
  • Other issues after CRVS2010 is installed if CRVS2010 Beta 2 was ever installed on the computer

Environment

  • CRVS2010
  • VS .NET2010

Resolution

***WARNING***
The following resolution involves editing the registry. Using the Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious problems. Use the Registry Editor at your own risk. Refer to Note 1323322 for more information.
  • Testing indicates that an uninstall of CRVS2010 Beta 2 before installing CRVS2010 RTM is good
  • If CRVS2010 RTM is installed on top of CRVS2010 Beta 2 use the following steps:
  1. Uninstall CRVS2010 (both Beta and Production release)
  2. Remove all CR assemblies of version 14 from GAC
  3. Remove SAP BusinessObjects  key and all subkeys under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\
  4. Remove SAP BusinessObjects  key and all subkeys under HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\
  5. Check for C:\Program Files (x86)\SAP BusinessObjects
  6. If above path is found, delete the SAP BusinessObjects folder and all it’s subfolders
  7. Reinstall CRVS2010 Production release

Keywords

cr4vs2010 2010 vs2010 crforvs 13 NET2010 , KBA , BI-DEV-NET-SDK , .NET SDK / COM SDK , How To

Product

SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio