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Could not download the silverlight application

Posted on 2009-04-09
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Hello, I did a web site with 2 silverlight projects.

when I execute and try to run the silverlight test page. Im having an error saying:

sys.InvalidOperationException...
Could not download the silverlight application. check web server settings.

I am actually inside VS2008 trying to run localhost via ASP.NET Development Server ...

to you know what is the problem ?
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by:Deathrace
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This error means the mime type of the Silverlight application is not supported on your webserver. If you're certain you're using the asp.net webserver (is your url localhost:PORTNUMBER or localhost/VIRTUALDIRECTORY?) then your installation is not correct.you need to reinstall VWD, service pack and silverlight tools.
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by:PhilippeRenaud
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VWD ?
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by:peterdungan
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this could be casued by the source being specified incorrectly in the web page
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by:PhilippeRenaud
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the source was indeed incorrect. but when changing to ~/ClientBin/Debug/my.xap"
the error AG_E_Unknown_Error at InitializeComponent() comes back...


I starting to find that complicated for nothing...
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peterdungan earned 2000 total points
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it's probably because something is being copied over by the second project. Try changing the output paths of the projects to subfolders in clientbin and changing the source path in the web page to reflect this.
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thanks
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