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I have developed my application in vs2003.net.Every thing is fine, when i developed the crystalreports i gave reportsource path is c:\reports\myreport.rpt.when i run the application in my computer it's fine.I installed this application in anohter machine it says report load failed.How do i deployee crystalreports along with the package and exact reportsource path on the target machine?
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If you are deploying to a specific computer you could put them in that directory or deploy them to the application directory or a REPORTS subdirectory.

Just include them in the installation file or on the installation CD with instructions on where to put them.

If you are deploying to a server based system, put them in a known locatiion and address them appropriately as \\ServerName\...

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You need to make sure the report files are properly read by your application on the target computer.

1)  Ensure the .rpt file is on the client machine
  a) By using the install package and include the .rpt files. -OR-
  b) By using XCopy/copy to ensure the .rpt file ends up where it needs to.
2)  The .rpt file needs to be in a place on the destination computer - where your application expects it:
  a) By creating a directory structure on the destination computer that is the same as the one on your computer (c:\reports). -OR-
  b) By using ConfigurationSettings.AppSettings("ReportPath") in VB.NET or ConfigurationSetting.AppSettings["ReportPath"] in C# to fetch the dynamic path to your report file from your web.config (ensure you add a key value to your web config that says ReportPath  (in this example)).
3.  The report file needs to have permissions properly set.
  a) For a WINDOWS app - just make sure that the person executing the .exe as READ permissions to the .rpt file (in fact, the whole directory so your other reports are also read).
  b) For a WEB app - grant READ permissions to the directory holding the rpt files to the <computername>\ASPNET windows account (this is the account used by .NET's web processor to actually do the reading of the file).
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