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Physical database not found error in Crystal Reports 8.5

We have products in the field with Crystal Reports 8.5 runtime files that have stopped working and now give us an error that says. 'Physical database not found'. Started last July, 2009. We now know that this error now appears on several other sites. This used to work but doesn't anymore. Please provide the exact runtime file procedure so we can get these sites up and running again.

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RMECHL

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    Posted on Mar 13, 2010 at 07:00 PM

    Using Procmon (Process Monitor from sysinternals.com) I determined the problem was that a file had been removed somehow that was required. The file name was p2ssql.dll

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    Posted on Mar 13, 2010 at 07:02 PM

    While it may not fix all 'Physical database not found' issues, the use of Procmon.exe to find the missing or error generating dll is worthy of note with Crystal Reports 8.5 issues.

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    Posted on Mar 18, 2010 at 04:19 PM

    The adding of p2ssql.dll worked on one computer but not another or the original one that had the same error message.

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  • Posted on Oct 12, 2010 at 09:01 PM

    That dll is the native MS SQL Server driver which is no longer supported as of CR 8.5 and MS SQL Server 2000.

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