2003458 - Crystal Reports .NET Runtime application slow to load with no internet access

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2003458 - Crystal Reports .NET Runtime application slow to load with no internet access

Symptom

Application developed for users in Visual Studio .NET who have no internet access may see a delay when the application is first run.

Environment

  • Visual Studio 2010, 2012, 2013
  • Crystal Reports Developer for Visual Studio

Cause

With the updates to Microsoft security and DLL having to be Digitally Signed if you do not have Internet access this can introduce delays in the application start up.

Resolution

This functionality is fully documented in Microsoft's articles:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb629393(v=vs.110).aspx

And this Blog about the issue:

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/amolravande/archive/2008/07/20/startup-performance-disable-the-generatepublisherevidence-property.aspx

To resolve this configuration issue use this:

Include an app.config file and add this tag: '<generatePublisherEvidence enabled="false"/>'

Keywords

generatePublisherEvidence enabled, crforvs, crvs, slow to run, slow to load, Crystal Reports for Visual Studio, no internet access, .net , KBA , BI-DEV-NET-SDK , .NET SDK / COM SDK , Problem

Product

SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio ; SAP Crystal Reports, version for Visual Studio .NET 2008