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Unable to enter parameter in crystal reports

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Hi guys,

I had to develop a report that uses an Excel 2007 workbook as a data source. This workbook is saved on a drive. I can enter the parameters and run the report fine in designer but am unable to enter the parameters in InfoView as i'm being asked for a username and password. I've tried using my own windows username and password (has access to the share) but it doesn't work. I've attached a screen shot of what's happening. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Thanks,

Alan.
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You need to enter a valid Infoview or Crystal Enterprise login and password.

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I've tried that as well and pressed ok but nothing happens.
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Was the report built using the spreadsheet on the share?

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Yes it was.
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Resolved problem by places excel data-source on the same server as crystal enterprise
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