Database Compare - "Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.ReportViewer.WinForms.Version =9.0.0.0' " error


When using Microsoft Database Compare, you may receive the following error:

 

Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.ReportViewer.WinForms.Version=9.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a' or one of its dependencies. They system cannot find the file specified."

 

The error may occur if Microsoft Report Viewer Redistributable 2008 is not installed. It is a prerequisite for Database Compare.

To fix the error, install Microsoft Report Viewer Redistributable 2008, available here:

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=6576

 


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