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Find which Hot-Fixes (KBs) you have installed in Microsoft Dynamics AX

Within Update 2 of Microsoft Dynamics AX, it is now possible to check which hot-fixes are installed. From Visual Studio, under the Dynamics AX menu, select Addins > Apply Hotfix. Then in the Apply Hotfix form, select the View Installed Hotfixes tab. However, in RTW and Update 1 it was not so straight forward to...

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How to get changes from a hotfix package

There were several requests asking to provide information on what exactly is changed in a hotfix and what’s included as a dependency. I understand this may be helpful when after a hotfix installation you need to merge the new Microsoft code with your customization. Below is the description how to get hotfix changes from a...

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Microsoft Dynamics AX update installer throws an exception.

I recently had the following error show up in my queue. An unexpected exception occurred during setup. See the log file C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Dynamics AX\Dynamics AX Setup Logs\2016-02-03 22-34-07\DynamicsSetupLog.txt for details. The log had the following. Exception: System.ArgumentOutOfRangeException Message: The parameter value must be greater than zero. Parameter name: textLength FullText: System.ArgumentOutOfRangeException: The parameter value must be...

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Warning when installing AX 2012 R3 Application hotfix: The model store you selected requires a newer version of the installer than the one you’re using.

Scenario: When you try to install a single Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Application hotfix you may sometime experience the following warning; and installation will not proceed further: The model store you selected requires a newer version of the installer than the one you’re using.  The latest version of the update installer can be downloaded from...

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Crash and Hang analysis on LCS

Starting with the March release we’ve introduced a new feature in LCS for Crash and Hang analysis. Currently the feature is in the Beta phase, so it will need to be activated from the “Preview feature management” menu – “Public preview features” – “Crash and Hang Analysis”. After you activate the feature, it will appear...

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[AX 2012 R3] Why is my Kernel build version not changing after installing CU-8 or the latest binary hotfix?

Scenario:You have downloaded the CU-8 hotfix from partnersource/customersource and/or are using the LCS Update installer to download and install CU-8 on your AX 2012 R3 RTM. You have completed the install and been through the software update checklist. Later you run AX client and click on Help > About, and notice that the Kernel build...

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