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List Web Part for CRM 4.0 and SharePoint

17 May 2015

The List Web Part for CRM 4.0 and SharePoint Services 3.0 and SharePoint Server 2007  was released on 17th December 2008.

Download from:

Installing CRM 4.0 on SQL Server 2008

29 Oct 2012

CRM 4.0 can be installed on SQL Server 2008.

Refer to for more details and specific workarounds that may be needed.


Hiding navigation items in a form

29 Oct 2012

The following javascript in a form may be used to hide left-hand navigation items. Note that is unsupported because it is not documented in the SDK.

In this example, the navigation item is for More Addresses - replaces navAddresses with the appropriate item.


To display the navigation item use:



Supported SQL Server Editions for CRM 4.0

29 Oct 2012

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 is supported with the following SQL Server Editions:

Installing the IFD Tool for CRM 4.0

29 Oct 2012

The CRM IFD tool consists of one file, CRM4IFDTool.exe. This file must be installed in the Tools sub-directory of your CRM server program installation (not the web-site).

For example:  C:\Program Files\Microsoft CRM\Tools.