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Should I remove Crystal Reports Basic Runtime for Visual Studio 2008 x64?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,306
United States Rank #3,467
Reach 0.1713%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.66 days
727.41 days >
Average installed length: 382.20 days


VersionDistribution 7.70% 92.30%

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Crystal Reports Basic Runtime for Visual Studio 2008 x64

What is Crystal Reports Basic Runtime for Visual Studio 2008 x64?

Crystal Reports is a business intelligence application used to design and generate reports from a wide range of data sources. Several other applications, including Microsoft Visual Studio, at one time bundled an OEM version of Crystal Reports as a general purpose reporting tool. Crystal Reports is a popular report writer, especially when Microsoft bundled it with Visual Studio 2008. Crystal Reports allows users to graphically design data connection(s) and report layout. In the Database Expert, users can select and link tables from a wide variety of data sources, including Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, Oracle databases, Business Objects Enterprise business views, and local file system information. Fields from these tables can be placed on the report design surface, and can also be used in custom formulas, using either BASIC or Crystal's own syntax, which are then placed on the design surface. Formulas can be evaluated at several phases during report generation as specified by the developer.

About  (from Business Objects)

Within Visual Studio 2008, Crystal Reports is known as "Crystal Reports Basic for Visual Studio 2008" and is included in the Professional Edition and higher. Microsoft only supports setup and installation for the Crystal Reports products that are included in Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003, in Microsoft Visual Studio...  Read more

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sap.com/sapbusinessobjects
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\business objects\common\2.8\bin
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{2BFA9B05-7418-4EDE-A6FC-620427BAAAA3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 23.46 MB

How do I remove Crystal Reports Basic Runtime for Visual Studio 2008 x64?

You can uninstall Crystal Reports Basic Runtime for Visual Studio 2008 x64 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Crystal Reports Basic Runtime for Visual Studio 2008 (x64), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Crystal Reports Basic Runtime for Visual Studio 2008 x64.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.19%
Windows 10 23.98%
Windows Vista 1.45%
Windows Server 2003 0.27%
Windows XP 0.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.81%
Windows 7 Professional 23.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.40%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.07%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.81%
Windows 10 Pro 3.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.18%
  India 4.34%
  Canada 3.94%
  Italy 2.53%
  Iran 2.45%
  United Kingdom 2.06%
  Germany 1.93%
  Taiwan 1.88%
  France 1.81%
  Indonesia 1.59%
  Brazil 1.54%
  Spain 1.36%
  Mexico 1.19%
  Netherlands 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.62%
Hewlett-Packard 26.29%
Acer 12.67%
ASUS 10.84%
Toshiba 6.81%
Lenovo 5.53%
Intel 2.56%
Samsung 2.42%
Sony 0.91%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.65%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.51%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.29%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.05%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.80%
ASUS All Series 2.56%

About Business Objects

SAP Business Objects specializes in business intelligence (BI). Since 2007, it has been a part of SAP AG.
Publisher URL: www.businessobjects.com


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