Dynamics 2013 Required Components Direct download links

If you need to install Dynamics CRM 2013 in an environment without internet access, you may prefer to install some of the Dynamics CRM 2013 pre-requisites manually before running Setupserver.exe.  The main problem in the past has been, how do I find them?

Well courtesy of Fiddler2, here are the URLs CRM 2013 pings for the some of the pre-req files. This is based on a Windows Server 2008 R2 server, which has had CRM installed on it before, so there may be some missing here. If there are any missing that you need, please let me know and I will add to the table.

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Unable to edit content from Front End using Dynamics CRM Portal 311 Accelerator

Today I spent some time trying to track down an error with a fresh install of the Dynamics CRM 2011 311 Portal Accelerator. Having spent a fair amount of time setting it up on a VM and wanting to bulk out the content a bit, I discovered that when trying to edit content from the Front End, I was getting various errors, such as :

  • An error has occurred while saving your content. Your changes have not been saved.
  • An error has occurred while loading content required for this feature.

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10 Dynamics CRM 2011 Tips for Beginners (and maybe some Pros)

When starting to learn a new product or technology, the first place I always go to get a feel for what I’m in for are the forums and blogs. Rather than believing the hype of the official training courses or marketing material (lies!), the real value is in the experience you get from using the product to do something in the real world.

With that in mind, here are 10 tips for Microsoft Dynamics CRM you are unlikely to find in the official documentation.

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