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  • I just started getting this error message from my VS 2010 VB code, earlier this code ran without the error message.  I suspect corruption since this error does not occur on another computer of mine.  I tried repairing the installation of VS 2010 without results.  Then I uninstalled VS 2010 and reinstalled it, but the error continues. The error message is not very definitive so I do not know how to proceed. I could provide the code, but it is rather lengthy and I don't get this error with the VS 2010 installed on my laptop.  So, I don't think my code is the issue.  I would be very grateful for any suggestions you may care to offer for isolating and correcting this problem.  Thank you.  .......................Phil Hoop

    Phil Hoop

    Wednesday, February 26, 2014 11:53 PM

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  • Hi Phil,

    What’s the template type of the project? Is it a BI project? Based on my research, the issue may be related to the following factors:

    • .NET Framework version of the project. If it targets .NET Framework 4.0 or higher, modify it to target .NET Framework 3.5 instead.
    • Debug or Release Configurations. If the project is set to Release Configurations, try to set it to Debug. For more information, please see:
      http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/wx0123s5(v=vs.100).aspx 

    I noticed that you have asked another question in the asp .net forum, if the issue is not SQL Server BI project related, I suggest that you continue troubleshooting within the thread in the asp .net forum.

    Regards,
    Mike Yin

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    Mike Yin
    TechNet Community Support

    Monday, March 03, 2014 2:35 AM