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1200803 - Archived: How to prevent Crystal Reports XI from connecting to the Business Objects Web site


Archived Reason: Duplicate of the SAP Knowledge Base Article 1370033
When opening, Crystal Reports XI or Crystal Reports XI Release 2 automatically connects to the Business Objects Web site. This behavior persists when the Show online resources checkbox is clear, and Check for Automatic Updates is disabled.


To resolve this issue you need to switch the contents of start.html with the contents of offlinestart.html files. You can do this be renaming those files as desribed below: 
  1. Close Crystal Reports.
  2. Loacte the start.html and offlinestart.html files.
    Crystal Reports XI
    C:\Program Files\Business Objects\Crystal Reports 11\en
     Crystal Reports XI Release 2
    C:\Program Files\Business Objects\Crystal Reports 11.5\Start Page\en
  3. Rename Start.html to Start.old.
  4. Rename Offlinestart.html to Start.html.
  5. Rename Start.old to Offlinestart.html.
  6. Open Crystal Reports.


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