Reports cannot be run because the Connector for Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, a required component for reporting, is not installed on the server that is running Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services

Reports cannot be run because the Connector for Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, a required component for reporting, is not installed on the server that is running Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services.

Hi friends, today I had received an error on Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011, it seems like some issue with CRM reporting extension. I had checked errors log and event viewer on server and found that CRM reporting services are up but had some issue with them.

Error: Reports cannot be run because the Connector for Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, a required component for reporting, is not installed on the server that is running Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services.

Reports ccannot be run because the Connector for Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, a required component for reporting, is not installed on the server that is running Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services.

Next thing I try to do is restart of services, that didn’t works for me. Next thing is I try to reinstall services that also throws some error.

Solution 1:

1. Go to Control Panel
2. Click on CRM Reporting Extension and click on install.
3. On next window choose Repair and click next.
4. After finish check your error is gone.

Solution 2:

1. Go the Registry editor and take a backup of all registry files.
2. Now remove the below registry files : CRM_SrsDataConnector_InstallDir ,CRM_SrsDataConnector_LanguageID , CRM_SrsDataConnector_ReportServerInstance CRM_SrsDataConnector_Serviceability_Version ,CRM_SrsDataConnector_Version
3. Now try to install SetupSrsDataConnector.exe.