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Crystal Reports is not part of the Visual Basic or Visual Studio setup. However, you can install it from the Visual Basic and Visual Studio CDs.
NOTE: Starting with Visual Basic 6.0, Microsoft has included a new report generator called the Microsoft Data Report Designer. You may use either the new Report Designer or Crystal Reports. For more information about the new Report Designer, please search the MSDN Library included within Visual Studio 6.0 on the phrase "Microsoft Data Report Designer."
To install Crystal Reports, run Crystl32.exe. The location of Crystl32.exe depends on which version of Visual Basic or Visual Studio you own. In all cases, it is in the following relative path:
Use the following table to determine which CD to use:
Product Disk ----------------------------------- Visual Basic Professional 1 Visual Basic Enterprise 1 Visual Studio Professional 2 Visual Studio Enterprise 3
MSDN Library Visual Studio 6.0: Visual Basic Documentation; What's New in Visual Basic 6.0; What's New in Data Access; Data Report
"Crystal Reports for Visual Basic 6.0 Readme" file (ReadMe.txt) located in the \Common\Tools\VB\CrysRept folder