Enable application framework disabled in project properties

Posted on 2009-04-29
Last Modified: 2013-11-08
I am using VS 2008. In my Windows application project properties, 'Enable application framework' is disabled. How to enable this to change 'Shutdown mode' value.
Question by:Indyvasi
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    by:Mike Tomlinson
    Are you sure you have the correct PROJECT Type?...

    Try creating a new project; does the problem occur there too?

    Author Comment

    Yes, i am sure, application type is 'Windows Forms Application'.
    I created other new project, the 'Enable application framework'  was enabled ?

    So what's wrong with my project?
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    Accepted Solution

    I couldn't begin to tell you what is wrong with your project...   =\

    Though I have seen many previous posts on "odd" behavior only occurring in ONE project.  They are usually chalked up to a "corrupt" project.  Some solutions involve creating a new project and adding the previous project files one by one and re-compiling in an attempt to find the "bad" one.  Sometimes it is the project file itself!

    Author Closing Comment

    Thanks, i will try creating new project and adding to that.

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