Archive for August, 2014

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Disable Welcome Screen

August 27, 2014

Checking “dont show this to me again” does not disable the welcome screen.

To remove permanently an registry update is necessary.

1. Start Registry Editor.

2. Locate registry subkey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MSCRM.

3. Right-click MSCRM, point to New, click DWORD (32-bit) Value, enter DisableNavTour, and then press ENTER.

4. Right-click DisableNavTour, click Modify.

5. In the Value data box, type 1, and then press ENTER.

6. Close the Registry Editor.

Source: James OConnor Dynamics MS CRM Blog

Microsoft Demo Builder 2013

August 17, 2014

Demo builder helps you build demos with data which can be used in your corporate demo.

It also comes with OOB SharePoint integration, Azure Integration as well as customer portal. Very handy for setting up quick demo environment.

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Check this link for details:

https://www.microsoftdynamicsdemos.com/

Guid Finder Solution for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011

August 5, 2014

Guid Finder Solution for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011.
This Solution helps to find any record “GUID” across all entities in Dynamics CRM.

The Solution includes a new Entity (called “Guid Finder”) and a plugin.

This solution enables the users to find any record Guid acress all entities.
You can query in two ways:

1) query in all entities (the plugin will retrieve all entities and will try to find the record guid in each one)
2) query just in filter entities (separeted by comas “,”).

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In the form you can write a guid, and when you créate this record, a pre-créate plugin will query all the information.
You can also see an execution log in the form after creation:

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Update Rollup 3 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 (KB 2930480)

August 4, 2014

Microsoft has released Update Rollup 3. This is a tested, cumulative set of updates for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013. It includes performance enhancements that are packaged together for easy deployment.

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Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 for Android, iPhone, Windows Phone released

August 2, 2014

Microsoft just released Dynamics CRM 2013 mobile apps for mobile devices, including Android, iPhone and Windows Phone devices!

While still it is not as comprehensive as Ipad & Windows 8 mobile applications, but the mobile apps improve the usability for users and allows them to access quickly CRM information on the go.

You can download the app directly from App Store’s:

Dynamics CRM 2013 Mobile Client for Android:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.microsoft.crm.crmhost&hl=en

Dynamics CRM 2013 Mobile Client For iPhone:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/microsoft-dynamics-crm-for/id723891307?mt=8

Dynamics CRM 2013 Windows Phone App:

http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/dynamics-crm/bdf6ad14-8ff3-4db1-a9d5-336c50ef13ee

Windows 8 App for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013

August 1, 2014

If using Windows 8 you can download the Windows 8 App for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013, it’s available through the windows store.

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