Category Archives: Troubleshooting

SQL Server error – safe to ignore?


I’ve came across a few random cases of the SQL Server error while using Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online the past few weeks.  I’d seen this type of error in the past.  It seems to occur more often during major updates … Continue reading

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Hotfix – Outlook Reminders and Flags not working after installing Microsoft Office 2010 SP1 or Public Update 2583910 for Office 2007 with Dynamics CRM 2011


After installing Microsoft Office 2010 SP1 (released on 6/27/2011) to my Microsoft CRM 2011 Outlook Client, my Outlook Reminder popups no longer work: “There was a problem reading one or more of your reminders.  Some reminders may not appear.  You … Continue reading

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Date/time format is not valid –Track in CRM error


While helping a building materials manufacturer with their Microsoft CRM Online implementation – I’d ran into this Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Outlook Client issue.  On some Outlook Contacts, when trying to Track the Outlook Contacts to CRM – this error … Continue reading

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CRM failed to load – Microsoft CRM 2011 Outlook Client


Last week – I’d encountered the “CRM failed to load” error message when trying to use the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Outlook Client. Usually a reload of the MS CRM Outlook Client would fix the issue, but not this time.  … Continue reading

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Check MS CRM Workflows Ownership to avoid The System Could Not Log You On Error


This is a common Workflow error I’d observed on many MS Dynamics CRM environments while trouble-shooting their workflows: The system could not log you on.  This could be because your user record or the business unit you belong to has … 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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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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