Crystal Reports: Common Files Directories

The location of the Crystal Reports ‘Shared’ directory has changed over time. When deploying applications that use Crystal Reports, ensure that exporting, user-function library (UFL), and database DLLs are located in the appropriate directory for the version of Crystal Reports that is being used.

Name Location
Crystal Reports 4, 4.5, 5, 6 ,7, 8 <drive>:\WINNT\crystal
Crystal Reports 8.5
  • <drive>:\WINNT\crystal
  • <drive> :\Program Files\Seagate Software\Shared
  • <drive> :\Program Files\Common Files\Crystal Decisions\2.0\Bin\
Crystal Reports 9 <drive>:\Program Files\Common Files\Crystal Decisions\2.0\Bin
Crystal Reports 10 <drive>:\Program Files\Common Files\Crystal Decisions\2.5\Bin
Crystal Reports.Net 10.2 <drive>:\Program Files\Common Files\Business Objects\2.7\Bin
Crystal Reports 11 (XI) <drive>:\Program Files\Common Files\Business Objects\3.0\bin
Crystal Reports 11.5 (XI R2) <drive>:\Program Files\Business Objects\common\3.5\bin
Crystal Reports 12 (CR 2008) <drive>:\Program Files\Common Files\Business Objects\3.0\bin
Crystal Reports 14 (CR 2011) <drive>:\Program Files\Common Files\Business Objects\3.0\bin

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