CRM website prompts with Active X error message
April 7, 2010

Active X error message getting you down? If Microsoft Dynamics CRM for Microsoft Office Outlook is installed but not configured, or if you are connecting to an organization other than

CRM 4 – Format Date/Time fields in emails with a plug-in
April 5, 2010

As you start to use crm 4 you will sooner or later desire new features or enhancements to what is available out of the box for formatting an email. For

Increase the Maximum Records exported to Excel
March 29, 2010

When exporting a large amount of records from CRM to Excel you will find that the maximum number of records that can be exported are limited to 10,000. By default,

Outlook Appointments Disappearing
March 25, 2010

When using the CRM Outlook Client to track Appointments, an Outlook Appointment will randomly disappear. This will occur when the CRM User has a duplicate email address in the CRM system.  This is

CRM 4 – Hiding System Views
March 15, 2010

Out of the box system views are not configurable. This means that we can’t modify the search criteria and can’t delete these views. However, via a plug-in we can control

Window was unable to open, and may have been blocked by a Pop-up blocker in Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Part Deux
March 1, 2010

Awhile back we posted THIS which described how to fix the error message shown below. While that fix worked for the vast majority of users experiencing the message, there still

Error Installing UR 8 and 9
February 14, 2010

We have recently run into an interesting bug while trying to install update rollup 8 and 9. The actual error file in the ur log file was: “Cannot insert the

One View in Microsoft Dynamics CRM
February 3, 2010

PowerObjects is always building new and cool features to add value to Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Whether you are implementing Sales Force Automation or building a custom xRM application we want

SharePoint HATES Plus Signs (+)

I recently ran into an issue with one of my clients who have an integreation between one of their custom entities and a SharePoint document library. The integration is pretty

Installing Outlook CRM Client – Mandatory updates for Microsoft Dynamics CRM could not be applied successfully
January 21, 2010

We recently ran into an interesting issue. During a rollout of the outlook crm client on various workstations running both vista and xp, we had one workstation where we simply

CRM 4 – Outlook CRM Client Stops Working After IE 8 Update
January 6, 2010

Sporadically we keep receiving reports of folks with the outlook crm client where they cannot open any new windows such as accounts, contacts,etc. They receive an error “there was an

CRM 4.0 and Windows Terminal Services – Tips and Tricks

We often get asked if the Outlook CRM 4 client works OK with Terminal services. The official answer is yes. Our answer is yes, but there can be minor issues.