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troubleshooting Question

"ResolveAssemblyReference" task failed unexpectedly. - System Out Of Memory Exception

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I am working a Web Application VS2008 (VB.NET)

My application started giving this following error:

Why am i getting this error?

The "ResolveAssemblyReference" task failed unexpectedly.
System.OutOfMemoryException: Exception of type 'System.OutOfMemoryException' was thrown.
   at System.Reflection.AssemblyName.nGetFileInformation(String s)
   at System.Reflection.AssemblyName.GetAssemblyName(String assemblyFile)
   at Microsoft.Build.Shared.AssemblyNameExtension.GetAssemblyNameEx(String path)
   at Microsoft.Build.Tasks.SystemState.GetAssemblyName(String path)
   at Microsoft.Build.Tasks.ReferenceTable.SetPrimaryAssemblyReferenceItem(ITaskItem referenceAssemblyName)
   at Microsoft.Build.Tasks.ReferenceTable.SetPrimaryItems(ITaskItem[] referenceAssemblyFiles, ITaskItem[] referenceAssemblyNames, ArrayList exceptions)
   at Microsoft.Build.Tasks.ReferenceTable.ComputeClosure(DependentAssembly[] remappedAssembliesValue, ITaskItem[] referenceAssemblyFiles, ITaskItem[] referenceAssemblyNames, ArrayList exceptions)
   at Microsoft.Build.Tasks.ResolveAssemblyReference.Execute(FileExists fileExists, DirectoryExists directoryExists, GetDirectories getDirectories, GetAssemblyName getAssemblyName, GetAssemblyMetadata getAssemblyMetadata, GetRegistrySubKeyNames getRegistrySubKeyNames, GetRegistrySubKeyDefaultValue getRegistrySubKeyDefaultValue, GetLastWriteTime getLastWriteTime)
   at Microsoft.Build.Tasks.ResolveAssemblyReference.Execute()
   at Microsoft.Build.BuildEngine.TaskEngine.ExecuteInstantiatedTask(EngineProxy engineProxy, ItemBucket bucket, TaskExecutionMode howToExecuteTask, ITask task, Boolean& taskResult)      WebAccounts

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