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1522597 - Is Crystal Reports 2008 (12.x) supported with VS .NET 2010?


  • Poor image quality
  • Error: bobj is undefined
  • No way to exit the parameter prompt window
  • Record selection filter not working at runtime
  • Embedded pictures not refreshing
  • Application "crashes"
  • Excessive memory usage
  • Error in formula <formula_name>
  • Error: The keycode assembly, BusinessObjects.Licensing.KeycodeDecoder.dll, cannot be loaded
  • CrystalDecisions.CrystalReports.Engine cannot be found in the Global Assembly Cache.


  • Crystal Reports 2008 (12.x)
  • Visual Studio .NET 2010


Crystal Reports 2008 is not supported with Visual Studio .NET 2010


  • At the time of writing this KBase, only CRVS2010 (Beta) will work with VS 2010
  • Note: no earlier versions of Crystal Reports will ever be supported with VS 2010


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