Applies to region

This article applies to Microsoft Dynamics Retail Management System (RMS) for all regions.

Introduction

This article describes a hotfix rollup that corrects several issues in Microsoft Dynamics RMS Store Operations 2.0 and in Microsoft Dynamics RMS Headquarters 2.0. The build number of this hotfix rollup is 2.0.1002.

This hotfix rollup resolves the following issues:

  • When you try to edit or save a purchase order in Microsoft Dynamics RMS Store Operations Manager, you receive the following error message:

    Run-time error '91':
    Object variable or With Block variable not set.

    BUG #: 1428 (Retail Management Systems SE)

  • When you switch between the classic view and the task pad view in Microsoft Dynamics RMS Store Operations POS and then adjust the size of the task pad, of the custom POS buttons, or of the function keys, the Totals section disappears. BUG #: 1561 (Retail Management Systems SE)BUG #: 1578 (Retail Management Systems SE)

  • After you change the Language.dat file in Microsoft Dynamics RMS POS, task pads do not work correctly. BUG #: 1567 (Retail Management Systems SE)

  • You experience an issue in Microsoft Dynamics RMS Store Operations POS in which the Upper and Lower Bound warning message no longer reverts the price back to the original price when you click No. BUG #: 1569 (Retail Management Systems SE)

  • When you try to start Microsoft Dynamics RMS Store Operations Manager or Microsoft Dynamics RMS Store Operations POS, you receive the following error message:

    Run-time error '430':
    Class does not support Automation or does not support expected interface.

    BUG #: 1571 (Retail Management Systems SE)

  • When you try to process a worksheet in Microsoft Dynamics RMS Headquarters Client, you receive the following error message:

    Error -2147217913: The conversion of a char data type to a datetime data type resulted in an out-of-range datetime value.

    This issue occurs when the system locale is set to use the day/month/year date format. BUG #: 1574 (Retail Management Systems SE)

  • When you click Properties to open a task pad in Microsoft Dynamics Store Operations Manager, you receive the following error message:

    Run-time error '94'
    Invalid use of Null.

    BUG #: 1577 (Retail Management Systems SE)

  • The Password Policy Settings, New Encryption Key, and Delete Audit Logs menus are disabled in Microsoft Dynamics RMS Store Operations Administrator. BUG #: 1580 (Retail Management Systems SE)

  • Assume that you set the focus on an item in the item list in Microsoft Dynamics RMS Store Operations Manager. When a user processes a sale on another computer, the item list is updated, and the focus is moved to the first item in the list unexpectedly. BUG #: 1597 (Retail Management Systems SE)

  • Assume that you set the focus on an item in the item list in Microsoft Dynamics RMS Headquarters Manager. When a store connects to Headquarters and processes a worksheet, the item list is updated, and the focus is moved to the first item in the list unexpectedly. BUG #: 1598 (Retail Management Systems SE)

  • When you click Inventory Transfer Out to issue a transfer out in a store in Microsoft Dynamics RMS Store Operations Manager, all item quantities are zero in a transfer that uses the Inter-Store type. BUG #: 1601 (Retail Management Systems SE)

  • When you try to open a purchase order from the Purchase Orders report in Microsoft Dynamics RMS Headquarters Manager, you receive the following error message:

    Run-time error '383':
    'Text' property is read-only.

    BUG #: 1610 (Retail Management Systems SE)

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, go to the following Microsoft website:

https://mbs.microsoft.com/support/newstart.aspx You can also contact technical support for Microsoft Dynamics by telephone by using these links for country-specific telephone numbers. To do this, go to one of the following Microsoft websites:

Partners

https://mbs.microsoft.com/partnersource/support/Customers

https://mbs.microsoft.com/customersource/support/information/SupportInformation/global_support_contacts_eng.htmIn 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.

Prerequisites

Before you install this hotfix rollup, you must have Microsoft Dynamics RMS Feature Pack 2 (FP2) installed. To verify that you have Microsoft Dynamics RMS FP2 installed, follow these steps:

  1. Start Store Operations Manager.

  2. On the Help menu, click About Store Operations Manager.

  3. Verify that Feature Pack 2 (build number 2.0.1000) or a later build is installed.

For a complete list of all feature packs, service packs, and hotfixes that were released for Microsoft Dynamics RMS 2.0, go to the following Microsoft website:

Microsoft Dynamics RMS 2.0 Feature Packs, Service Packs, and Hotfixes

Installation information

Headquarters

If you use Headquarters with multiple stores, install the hotfix rollup on all the computers.

Important Make sure that you install the hotfix rollup when no activity will occur in the stores.


Install the hotfix rollup on each computer that has any one of the following programs installed:

  • Headquarters Client

  • Headquarters Manager

  • Headquarters Server

  • Store Operations Manager

  • Store Operations POS

Important Make sure that the hotfix rollup is installed on all the computers that are running Headquarters or that are running Store Operations before you use any Microsoft Dynamics Retail Management System program. We have not tested environments that are partly updated, and we do not support them.

We recommend that you stop communications between the Headquarters Client program and the Headquarters Server program before you install this hotfix rollup. To do this, follow these steps for each store on the computer on which the Headquarters Client is installed.

  1. Start Headquarters Client.

  2. On the File menu, click Configuration, click the Schedule tab, and then click to select the Manual Connection Only check box.

  3. Click OK.

Store Operations

If you have a single store that uses Store Operations with one or more computers, you must install the hotfix rollup on all the computers. Install the hotfix rollup when no activity will occur in Store Operations POS or in Store Operations Manager. Install the hotfix rollup on all the computers when the store is closed. We have not tested environments that are partly updated, and we do not support them.

Note After you install this hotfix rollup for all the headquarters and for all the stores, you can resume regular data uploads.

File information

The global version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Retail2.0-kb2761529.exe

1.0.0.0

10,181,800

26-Oct-2012

01:29

x86

How to install the hotfix rollup

To install the hotfix rollup, follow these steps:

  1. Download the hotfix rollup by following the instructions that you received from Technical Support.

  2. Double-click the compressed file that you downloaded.

  3. In the self-extractor dialog box, click Continue.

  4. Select the folder to which you want to extract the files, and then click OK.

  5. Type the password that you received from Technical Support, and then click OK.

  6. Click OK to close the self-extractor dialog box.

  7. Close all Microsoft Dynamics Retail Management System programs.

  8. Double-click the Retail2.0KB2761529.exe file.

The Microsoft Dynamics Retail Management System 2.0 Hotfix Installer program guides you through the rest of the installation.

How to verify that the hotfix rollup is installed

To verify that the hotfix rollup is installed, follow these steps:

  1. Start any Headquarters program or any Store Operations program.

  2. On the Help menu, click About. If the version number that is listed is 2.0.1002, the hotfix rollup is installed.

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