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1767713 - Using InstallShield results in the error when doing a silent install of the Crystal Reports runtime for Visual Studio .NET


  • Using InstallShield to deploy the Crystal Reports runtime in silent mode
  • If there is no existing Crystal Reports runtime the install proceeds with no errors
  • If there is an existing CR runtime the following error is thrown:

"upgrade=1 option required"


  • Crystal Reports for Visual Studio 2010
  • InstallShield


  • Create pre-requisite for required version of crystal report runtime
  • Add pre-requisite in redistributables section of InstallShield:
    • Edit the prerequisite and go to “Application to run” tab
    • Specify the command line as /qn UPGRADE=1 for silent mode option


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SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio