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Problem with MySQL and Crystal Reports

I have a problem with Crystal Reports 8 and MySQL (MyODBC-3.51). The connection fails and closes the program. In the Control Panel - Administrator Tools, the DNS connection is OK, but in Crystal Reports I don't connect the DB with driver MySQL.

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First be aware that there is an issue with the very latest version of MyODBC (3.51.10-2), which can cause this problem. Information can be found here.

Once you are connected, you can find information on improving compatibility between MySQL and Crystal Reports here.

This was first published in January 2005

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