Cannot add forms to a visual studio project

Posted on 2004-11-07
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
I'm having the same problem as Jadeia (07/07/04) but her solution hasn't worked for me.

I have been using Visual Studio Enterprise 2003. It has been fine for ages. I haven't installed anything recently that should affect it.

Now I am unable to add forms to new or existing projects, I just get the 'the operation could not be completed' error.

I have tried everthing I can think of. I uninstalled visual studio, and everything relating to the .NET framework.
Then I reinstalled .NET (1.1) and the service pack.
Then I reinstalled visual studio.

Still the same problem. This is really getting me down as my work has ground to a halt, and I would appreciate any insight that you may have.
Question by:JonnyMX
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    Accepted Solution

    Hi JohnyMX,

    This could be caused by a faulty Windows Scripting Host. Try reinstalling it from


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    Thanks, that's got it. Much appreciated!

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