Microsoft Dynamics AX Support

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Warning when installing AX 2012 R3 Application hotfix: The model store you selected requires a newer version of the installer than the one you’re using.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experience the following warning; and installation will not proceed further: The model store you selected requires a newer version of the installer than the one you’re using.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… Read more

Project Management and Service Industries Hotfixes Released in December 2014 (Part 1)

In this blog series I will be posting the hotfixes released for the Project Management and Accounting, as well as the Service Industries modules for Dynamics AX 2012 R2 and Dynamics AX 2012 R3 twice each month. I would like to raise visibility for customers and partners to see what’s been updated and changed, as there’s many… Read more

Required permissions when installing different components of MS Dynamics AX 2012 sorted by components

Before you begin the installation of Microsoft Dynamics AX, work with a system administrator to make sure that the account that you log on with at each server has appropriate permissions. The permissions in the following table are recommended based on the principle of least privilege. In all cases, you must be a member of… Read more

Moving POS dlls from one machine to another causes the file to be blocked.

Description: After copying DLL files from another location, the POS is not loading the extensions because of the error:” Thisfile came from another computer and might be blocked to help protect thiscomputer” 🙂 –  The POS does not give any indication about the error as it does not try to load it. The Message is only shown when… Read more

AX Content: How to install CU7 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2

CU7 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 is now available! We’ve recently blogged about its new features and the resources that are available to help you learn more about it. (In case you missed those blog posts, click here and here.) But today I want to focus on one thing, and it’s kind of important: how… Read more

Important application hotfixes

Hi, Since Rollup 8 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 SP1 (as well as some other cumulative updates) we have released several critical updates in different areas. I wanted to share the links to the updates that include important hotfixes released up to today. Most of these hotfix packages are cumulative in nature, so installing the hotfix package will contain changes to many objects, but is… Read more

Cumulative Update 5 has been released

  Cumulative Update 5 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 (CU-5) has been released and published on Partner Source and Customer Source. This release includes: all previously released Cumulative Updates for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 additional hotfixes and improvements based on feedback from our customers and partners country specific updates. This cumulative update is applicable for both Microsoft… Read more

AX for Retail 2012: Store Connect missing mfc100u.dll error

All components of AX for Retail 2012 now get installed via the unified AX installer.  One of the nice things about this installer is the built-in Prerequisites Validation checker that it has. However, there is one missing prerequisite for the Store Connect installer;  you may get the following error when you launch the setup utility:… Read more

Overview of Microsoft Dynamics AX build numbers

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations      (roadmap | what’s new | update policy) Availability Platform Updates Application Updates Version Build Version Build May 2017 Platform Update 7 7.0.4542.16189     Apr 2017 Platform Update 6 7.0.4509.16180 Mar 2017 Platform Update 5 7.0.4475.16165     Feb 2017 Platform Update 4 7.0.4425.16161 Nov 2016 Platform Update 3 7.0.4307.16141… Read more