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Crystal does not see datasource

Crystal does not see datasource

I have windows 7 enterprise SP1 64-bit OS, CR Pro
I created a data source using ODBC SQL Server driver locally, the reports are on a file share (I have RWE rights). When I open Crystal it does not see the new data source. Any thoughts on what I can try?



SQL2005// CRXIr2// XP Pro

"Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be"
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RE: Crystal does not see datasource


You probably set up a data source using the 64 bit ODBC setup. You need to try the 32 bit ODBC setup instead as 32 bit programs cannot "see" the 64 bit connections.

Go to Windows > SysWOW64 and use odbcad32.exe that you will find there.

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RE: Crystal does not see datasource

That worked, thanks LyleU


SQL2014// CR Pro Windows 7 Enterprise

"Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be"
-KHALIL GIBRAN 1883-1931

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