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Unable to open RPT file in Crystal after installing ACT!

Posted on 2006-11-08
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After installing ACT! on a Windows 2000 workstation, it changed all of the RPT file associations from Crystal Reports to ACT!. I changed them back to be associated with Crystal Reports through Tools/Folder Options/File Types but still get the following error message when trying to open them directly from their folder:

"This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action."

If I open Crystal Reports first then go to file/open, it works correctly. Any ideas?
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From Tools / Folder Options / File Types, select the RPT file association and remove it completely.
Double click it, it should show a dialog now to select a program. Choose Crystal Reports.
If all fails, you might try a repair of your installation.

Hope this helps
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Thanks! That worked perfectly. Problem Solved
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