The printers are not displayed as expected in a client in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 5.0 Service Pack 1

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SYMPTOMS

In some installations of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 5.0 Service Pack 1 (SP1), the printers are not displayed as expected in a client. The client lists too many or too few printers. Especially, in a Terminal Server (TS) installation, the client displays the printers that belong to other TS sessions.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. There is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If you are encountering an issue downloading, installing this hotfix, or have other technical support questions, contact your partner or, if enrolled in a support plan directly with Microsoft, you can contact technical support for Microsoft Dynamics and create a new support request. To do this, visit the following Microsoft website:
https://mbs.microsoft.com/support/newst art.aspx
You can also contact technical support for Microsoft Dynamics by phone using these links for country specific phone numbers. To do this, visit one of the following Microsoft websites:

Partners
https://mbs.microsoft.com/partnersource/support/
Customers
https://mbs.microsoft.com/customersource/support/information/SupportIn formation/global_support_contacts_eng.htm
In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Technical Support Professional for Microsoft Dynamics and related products determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to any additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.



How to obtain the Microsoft Dynamics NAV hotfix or update files

After you request a Microsoft Dynamics NAV hotfix, a hyperlink will be sent to you in an e-mail.

The e-mail will contain a hyperlink and a password. You can use the hyperlink to download the Microsoft Dynamics NAV hotfix or the update files. When you click the hyperlink, the File Download – Security Warning dialog box opens. Then, you are prompted to run, to save, or to cancel the download.

If you click Run, the files start the download and the extraction process. You must specify a folder for the new files, and then provide the password.

If you click Save, you must specify a path for saving the compressed file. When you open the file that you saved, you are prompted to specify a path for the files. Then, you must provide the password provided in the e-mail.

If you click Cancel, the download process stops.


How to install a Microsoft Dynamics NAV hotfix or an update file

The Microsoft Dynamics NAV platform hotfixes and updates are made available as single files. To install a Microsoft Dynamics NAV hotfix or an update, you must replace the existing Microsoft Dynamics NAV installation files with the hotfix or the update files. To do this, follow these steps.

Step 1: Replace the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Client installation file

In the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Client installation, replace the following files by using the hotfix or the update file.
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Dbm.dll5.0.32670.0440,13618-Aug-201121:15x86
Fin.exe5.0.32670.010,753,86418-Aug-201121:16x86
Finhlink.exe5.0.32670.0345,93618-Aug-201121:16x86
Finsql.exe5.0.32670.010,815,31218-Aug-201121:16x86
Nc_netb.dll5.0.32670.0108,36818-Aug-201121:16x86
Nc_tcp.dll5.0.32670.0108,36818-Aug-201121:16x86
Nc_tcps.dll5.0.32670.0153,42418-Aug-201121:16x86
Ndbcs.dll5.0.32670.01,292,11218-Aug-201121:15x86
Slave.exe5.0.32670.0157,52018-Aug-201121:15x86
To replace the existing Microsoft Dynamics NAV files, follow these steps:
  1. Close Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
  2. Locate the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Client installation directory. The Microsoft Dynamics NAV Client is usually installed in the following directory:
    C:\Program Files\Microsoft Dynamics NAV\CSIDE Client\
  3. Copy the files that you downloaded.
  4. Paste the files that you downloaded into the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Client installation directory.
  5. When you are prompted, click Yes to overwrite the files in the installation directory.
  6. If the hotfix or the update includes translated versions of the fin.stx or the fin.etx files, you must replace the fin.stx or the fin.etx files that are installed in the specific language folders of the installation directory.

    To replace the fin.stx or the fin.etx, follow these steps.

    Note The following example references a German installation.
    1. Copy the W1 fin.stx and the fin.etx files to the following folder:
      C:\Program Files\Microsoft Dynamics NAV\CSIDE Client\
    2. Copy the fin.stx and the fin.etx files from the ENU folder to the following folder:
      C:\Program Files\Microsoft Dynamics NAV\CSIDE Client\ENU\
    3. Copy the fin.stx and the fin.etx files from the DEU folder to the following folder:
      C:\Program Files\Microsoft Dynamics NAV\CSIDE Client\DEU\

      In some cases, the new client executable files convert the database format. You must update all clients.

Step 2: Replace the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Application Server installation file

If you have Microsoft Dynamics NAV Application Server installed, in the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Application Server installation, replace the following files by using the hotfix or the update file.
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Dbm.dll5.0.32670.0440,13618-Aug-201121:16x86
Nas.exe5.0.32670.01,865,54418-Aug-201121:16x86
Nassql.exe5.0.32670.01,922,89618-Aug-201121:16x86
Ndbcs.dll5.0.32670.01,292,11218-Aug-201121:16x86
Slave.exe5.0.32670.0157,52018-Aug-201121:16x86
To replace the files, follow these steps.
  1. Stop the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Application Server.
  2. Locate the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Application Server installation directory. The Microsoft Dynamics NAV Application Server is usually installed in the following directory:
    C:\Program Files\Microsoft Dynamics NAV\Application Server\
  3. Copy the files that you downloaded.
  4. Paste the files that you downloaded into the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Application Server installation directory.
  5. When you are prompted, click Yes to overwrite the files in the installation directory.
  6. Start the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Application Server.

Step 3: Replace the Microsoft Dynamics NAV ODBC driver installation file

If you have the Microsoft Dynamics NAV ODBC driver installed, replace the following files in the Microsoft Dynamics NAV ODBC driver installation.
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Cfront.dll5.0.32670.01,296,20818-Aug-201121:16x86
Dbm.dll5.0.32670.0440,13618-Aug-201121:16x86
Nc_netb.dll5.0.32670.0108,36818-Aug-201121:15x86
Nc_tcp.dll5.0.32670.0108,36818-Aug-201121:15x86
Nc_tcps.dll5.0.32670.0153,42418-Aug-201121:15x86
Nodbc.dll5.0.32670.02,656,08018-Aug-201121:16x86
Nodbc.xmlNot applicable1,20907-Apr-200801:09Not applicable
Nodbccfg.cfg5.0.32670.0618,49611-Aug-201119:34Not applicable
Nodbccfg.xmlNot applicable2,47207-Apr-200801:09Not applicable
Slave.exe5.0.32670.0157,52018-Aug-201121:16x86
To replace the files, follow these steps.
  1. Locate the Microsoft Dynamics NAV ODBC driver installation directory. The Microsoft Dynamics NAV ODBC driver is usually installed in the following directory:
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Dynamics NAV\NODBC\
  2. Copy the files that you downloaded.
  3. Paste the files that you downloaded into the Microsoft Dynamics NAV ODBC driver installation directory.
  4. When you are prompted, click Yes to overwrite the files in the installation directory.
After you apply this hotfix, Microsoft Dynamics NAV uses the EnumPrinters API to obtain more accurate information about what printers are available.

Prerequisites

You must have Microsoft Dynamics NAV 5.0 Service Pack 1 installed to apply this hotfix.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Note This is a "FAST PUBLISH" article created directly from within the Microsoft support organization. The information contained herein is provided as-is in response to emerging issues. As a result of the speed in making it available, the materials may include typographical errors and may be revised at any time without notice. See Terms of Use for other considerations.

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Article ID: 2592845 - Last Review: September 8, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV 5.0 Service Pack 1
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