CRRedist2005 X64.msi is a file that contains the Crystal Reports runtime components for Visual Studio 2005. It is required to run applications that use Crystal Reports to generate reports. If you are developing or deploying such applications on a 64-bit Intel platform, you need to install CRRedist2005 X64.msi on your system.
In this article, we will show you how to download and install CRRedist2005 X64.msi on Windows XP, Windows 2000, and Windows 2003. We will also explain what CRRedist2005 X64.msi does and why it is important for Crystal Reports applications.
What is CRRedist2005 X64.msi?
CRRedist2005 X64.msi is a Microsoft Installer file that contains the Crystal Reports runtime components for Visual Studio 2005. These components include the Crystal Reports engine, report viewer, database drivers, and other libraries that enable Crystal Reports functionality in .NET applications.
CRRedist2005 X64.msi is designed for 64-bit Intel platforms, such as x86-64 or AMD64. It is compatible with Windows XP, Windows 2000, and Windows 2003 operating systems. If you are using a different platform or operating system, you need to download and install the appropriate version of CRRedist for your system.
CRRedist2005 X64.msi is essential for running applications that use Crystal Reports to generate reports. Without it, you may encounter errors or crashes when trying to view or print reports. Therefore, it is recommended to install CRRedist2005 X64.msi before deploying or running any Crystal Reports applications on your system.
How to Download CRRedist2005 X64.msi?
There are two ways to download CRRedist2005 X64.msi:
You can download it from the official Microsoft website. The file name is Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 Crystal Reports Security Update. You can find it at this link.[^1^] You need to select your language and click on Download. Then, you need to choose CRRedist2005_X64.msi from the list of files and click on Next. The download will start automatically.
You can also download it from the SAP website. The file name is Crystal Reports v. 9.1 to SAP Crystal Reports 2013, Runtime Distribution and Supported Operating Systems. You can find it at this link.[^2^] You need to scroll down to the table that shows the runtime information for Crystal Reports from Version 9.1 for VS .NET 2002 to version 2008. Then, you need to locate the row that corresponds to CR 10.2 (VS .NET 2005) and the column that corresponds to CRRedist2005_X64.msi (64 bit Intel). You will see a # sign next to the file name. You need to click on that sign and follow the instructions to download the file.
How to Install CRRedist2005 X64.msi?
Once you have downloaded CRRedist2005 X64.msi, you can install it by following these steps:
Double-click on the CRRedist2005_X64.msi file to launch the installation wizard.
Accept the license agreement and click on Next.
Select the destination folder where you want to install the runtime components and click on Next.