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ASP.NET 2.0 controls not recognized by intellisense in vs 2008

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Last Modified: 2013-11-26
I have a web site that vs 2008 seems to think is not an ASP.NET 2.0 web site, at least the asp:xxx controls are not recognized. This worked a few weeks aog, but now does not work. I ran a complete repair of VS 2008 and the problem persists. Other web sites are fine. Is there some flag that got messed up in the properties? When I look at the properties, it says the target framework is 2.0.
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It does happen sometimes. The web.config file is the file which i think might be corrupted.


I reinstalled VS 2008 and this solved the problem. I'm not sure what the cause was. When done, the same web.config worked OK, so it was not the web.config.
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Top Expert 2014

So the VS installation was corrupted.
Apparently the VS installation somehow got currupted months after the original install. I have no idea which part of the reinstall was what fixed it.

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