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The following error message appears when I run Crystal reports. "the ) is missing"


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This problem might occur when "u2lpdmtime.dll" is missing or is placed somewhere else other that %systemroot%\system32


Following could be the possibilities of this error message.

  1. Multiple versions of Crystal reporting installed on the server.

    • Uninstall one of the versions.

  2. Corrupt installation of Crystal reports.

    • Uninstall Crystal reports

    • Install Crystal reports from Unicenter service desk Client CD.

  3. "u2lpdmtime.dll" is missing or is placed somewhere else other that %systemroot%\system32

    • Copy the u2lpdmtime.dll from a machine where crystal reporting is working . It is located in %systemroot%\system32.

    • Put this dll in %systemroot%\system32 on the problem machine.


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