Monthly Archives: February 2011

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Downloads and Trial Product Keys


90-day convertible trial product keys (allow upgrade to production product keys): Microsoft Dynamics CRM Workgroup Server 2011 (5 CAL limit): H84KC-JH8DF-7PDYK-TXBXR-2RMMT Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server 2011 (no CAL limit): MQM2H-JYYRB-RRD6J-8WBBC-CVBD3   Here is a list of the Microsoft CRM 2011 … Continue reading

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Danger of Reassign ALL Records Owned by the Current User function


I want to bring up the dangerous side effect when using the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 User Reassign Records function.  The User Reassign Records function assigns all the records owned by the current user or team.  To access this function … Continue reading

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Workflow Error – This condition operator is not valid for this data type


I had encountered the following Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Online Workflow error today: “This condition operator is not valid for this data type. Select a different condition operator and try again.” It looks like the “Check Condition” step is causing … Continue reading

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Latest Version of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Online Outlook Client


If you have installed the Microsoft CRM 2011 Online Outlook Client the past month – I would highly recommend checking if you have the latest version – which is 5.0.9688.583 (as of 2/17/2011).  You want the latest version because it … Continue reading

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Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 Mainstream Support End Date – 4/12/2011


With the pending release of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 (v5.0) this month.  the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 Mainstream Support End Date is set for 4/12/2011.   Extended Support End Date is set for 4/12/2016.  More details via this link. I have … Continue reading

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How to show ‘View in CRM’ for tracked Emails in Microsoft CRM 2011 Online Outlook Client


One of the interesting thing that I’d ran into this week was – where is the “View in CRM” button for tracked Outlook Emails in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Outlook Client: My finding: By default “View in CRM” button is … Continue reading

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Schedule and Prepare your Microsoft CRM Online Upgrade to CRM 2011


Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Online was released to the world on January 17th, 2011.  For current CRM Online (v4) organizations – you should plan and schedule your upgrade to take advantage of the latest capabilities and prepare your users so … Continue reading

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How to resolve ‘Windows Live Network is unavailable from this site’ error with Microsoft CRM 2011 Online


Today I had encountered the following error while trying to login Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Online Web Client: “The Windows Live Network is unavailable from this site for one of the following reasons…” Resolution: Update Internet Explorer Security Site settings: … Continue reading

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