"Dictionary C:\DYNAMICS\REPORTS.DIC needs to be upgraded" error after you install the Payroll Year-End Update for Microsoft Dynamics GP

This article resolves an issue that occurs after you install the Payroll Year-End Update for Microsoft Dynamics GP.

Applies to:   Microsoft Dynamics GP
Original KB number:   855397


After you install the Payroll Year-End Update for Micrsoft Dynamics GP, you receive the following error message:

Dictionary C:\DYNAMICS\REPORTS.DIC needs to be upgraded. Use Dynamics Utilities to update your modified forms and reports


To resolve this problem, follow these steps:

  1. Install the Payroll Year-End Update on all workstations where Microsoft Dynamics GP is installed.

  2. Start Microsoft Dynamics GP. When you are prompted to include new code, click Yes. However, do not log onto Microsoft Dynamics GP.

  3. Re-create the Reports.dic file. For more information about how to re-create the Reports.dic file, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

    850465 How to re-create the Reports.dic file in Microsoft Dynamics GP


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