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Crystal Reports Distribution Expert

Posted on 2004-09-15
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I am attempting to use the distribution expert for Ver 8.  When I compile the report is say that it cannot ope the rpt file.  Please check that it is corrupt.

I have check rights, and this report will compile on other computers just not mine.  I have uninstalled and reinstalled the software and I still get the error.
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Can you open and preview the report from the designer on that machine?

Was the report built with CR8?

Have you installed the updates for CR8?

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by:Bokie
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Yees, I can open an preview on the machine, yes it was built in CR8 and on my machine, no I have not added the updates.  It works on other machines that have CR8 without the updates.  I will install the updates tomorrow when I am work.

Thanx
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Sorry it took so long but I just had a thought.  Crystal 8 doesn't always uninstall completely so you may still have a corrupted file somewhere.

Crystal does have a batch file to ensure it is completely uninstalled
http://support.businessobjects.com/communityCS/FilesAndUpdates/uscr8_32.exe.asp

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