.Net ramblings
# Tuesday, 27 November 2007
Deploy Crystal Reports for VS 2008 (RTM)
if, like me, you were running VS 2008 Beta 2 on a server and you had crystal reports working fine, and then recompiled your projects in VS 2008 RTM, you may get an error like this when you try and create a crystal report on a production server:
System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException (0x800736B1):
Retrieving the COM class factory for component with CLSID
{5FF57840-5172-4482-9CA3-541C7878AE0F} failed due to the following error:
800736b1. at CrystalDecisions.CrystalReports.Engine.ReportDocument..cctor()
In my case, i had installed Crystal Reports Runtime for VS 2008 Beta 2, and i never installed the runtime for the RTM version.  it should be available on your VS machine, if you opted for CR in the VS installer:
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v6.0A\Bootstrapper\Packages\CrystalReports10_5

should probably uninstall the old version of the CR runtime while you're at it too. 


Tuesday, 27 November 2007 11:32:12 (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #    Comments [2]  .Net General | Asp.Net | Windows Server

Sunday, 27 January 2008 03:38:57 (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)
thanks, very helpfull, i couldn't find this til now
Ronaldo
Thursday, 21 February 2008 18:08:51 (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)
I'll second Ronaldo. Life-saver caliber info here. I've no idea why I couldn't find that, but you saved me much frustration here.
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