How to update 'Microsoft Report Viewer' control on a Performance Center machine

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  • 18-Dec-2015
  • 20-Dec-2019


This article provides information on how to upgrade the 'Microsoft Report Viewer' control.


Performance Center is using the "Microsoft Report Viewer" control when generating the Admin Reports.
The files used by Performance Center are taken from the "Microsoft Report Viewer 2008 Redistributable Package" and are installed to the '\PCWEB\bin' folder.

It is highly recommended that the 'Microsoft Report Viewer' control, on the Performance Center machine, is updated with "Microsoft Report Viewer 2008 SP1 Redistributable".
For more details, see .


How to update the 'Microsoft Report Viewer':
  1. Install Microsoft Report Viewer 2008 SP1 Redistributable from on each Performance Center server machine.
  2. Reset IIS.

Note, The following patches upgrade the "Microsoft Report Viewer" control, which is part of the Performance Center installation, with the files from Microsoft Report Viewer 2008 SP1 Redistributable:
  • Patch 1 for Performance Center 12.50
  • Patch 2 for Performance Center 12.20