Category Archives: MS CRM 4.0

WIF Error – Scribe CRM Adapter installation


Today I’d encountered the “Microsoft Windows Identity Foundation (WIF) is required…” error message while trying to install the latest Scribe Adapter for Microsoft Dynamics CRM v5.5 which supports connecting to Microsoft CRM 4.0, 2011, and 2013 plus CRM Online. I’d … Continue reading

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Scribe Adapter for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 and Migrating CRM 4.0 to CRM Online 2013


Scribe Software has released the Scribe Adapter for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 5.5 on November 1st, 2013.  This latest version of the Microsoft CRM Adapter supports Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 or 2011 / 2013 and for all three deployment options – … Continue reading

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CRM Offline New Activity Error – “Record Is Unavailable”


For Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 organizations (Online or On-Premise) that were upgraded from CRM 4.0 – if your CRM Users receive the following error message when creating/saving a new CRM activity (Appointment, Task, Phone Call, etc.) while using the Microsoft … Continue reading

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Microsoft CRM 4.0 Upgrade to CRM 2011 – Non In Place Upgrade


Here is good way to upgrade an On-Premise Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 to CRM 2011.  This only applies for the Non-In Place Upgrade scenario (keeping the original environment intact). Make a backup of the Microsoft CRM 4.0 database and copy … Continue reading

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Upgrading a Microsoft CRM 4.0 32 bit server environment to CRM 2011


I had recently been asked by one of our CRM customers in the food ingredients manufacturer and distribution business how to upgrade their On-premise Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 to CRM 2011.  In particular – their MS CRM 4.0 Server is … Continue reading

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How To: Migrate MS CRM Online 4.0 Customization to MS CRM 2011 Online


Since the release of Dynamics CRM 2011 (5.0) Online – I’d been asked by a number of our Dynamics CRM 4.0 Online customers how they can find out if their MS Dynamics CRM 4.0 customizations work in MS Dynamics CRM … Continue reading

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Microsoft CRM 2011 "CRM 5.0" What’s New


What’s new in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 “CRM 5.0″?   Here are two excellent links with the details: http://rc.crm.dynamics.com/rc/2011/en-us/online/5.0/whatsNewCRM5.aspx http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg309589.aspx    CRM 2011 On-Premise and Online (hosted by Microsoft) are currently in Beta and is available to the public, here … Continue reading

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How To Obtain the Total Record Count in Microsoft Dynamics CRM


Often times, a Microsoft Dynamics CRM user would like to know the total record count of a View listing or an Advanced Find query result.  However, the view shows the number of records listed on each page only with a … Continue reading

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How to Find Microsoft CRM Version and Organization Info


Here is how to find what version of the Microsoft CRM 4.0 including the Update Rollup applied and Organization Info you are running:   CRM Web Client >> Help >> About Microsoft Dynamics CRM           In … Continue reading

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