Solved

C# Visual Studio will not compile

Posted on 2014-03-22
13
347 Views
Last Modified: 2014-04-08
Hello Experts,

I have a Visual Studio 2008 project (C#) that will  not compile.

I am getting the following error:

Warning      1      Referenced assembly 'C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\vjslib.dll' targets a different processor than the application.      

Does anyone know how to rectify this?

Thanks!
0
Comment
Question by:Saxitalis
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 7
  • 6
13 Comments
 
LVL 7

Assisted Solution

by:Camillia
Camillia earned 500 total points
ID: 39947920
Is that dll locked by another process?

Did you try closing VS, reopening and compiling again?
0
 

Assisted Solution

by:Saxitalis
Saxitalis earned 0 total points
ID: 39947939
Hmm - how can I tell if another process is causing this?

I did try closing and re-opening VS but same thing.
0
 
LVL 7

Assisted Solution

by:Camillia
Camillia earned 500 total points
ID: 39947949
In Task Manager, can you see the processes running?
0
Business Impact of IT Communications

What are the business impacts of how well businesses communicate during an IT incident? Targeting, speed, and transparency all matter. Find out more in this infographic.

 
LVL 7

Assisted Solution

by:Camillia
Camillia earned 500 total points
ID: 39947955
Do you have other 2008 projects that compile or is this the only one that doesn't?
0
 

Assisted Solution

by:Saxitalis
Saxitalis earned 0 total points
ID: 39947969
Yes  other C# VS studio ptojects compile just fine.

The one that won't compile is actually an exact copy of one that will (compile) with one change. It is an SQL server data driven application. I am connecting to the same database on a different SQL server instance via a different ODBC connection. I have done this quite a bit and never had problems.

Any ideas?
0
 
LVL 7

Assisted Solution

by:Camillia
Camillia earned 500 total points
ID: 39947992
Can you change the ODBC to the same one that's working and see if it will compile? just as a test (I doubt it's related tho)
0
 
LVL 7

Assisted Solution

by:Camillia
Camillia earned 500 total points
ID: 39947994
What is your target CPU?

This is how you get to it in VS2010 :  go to your Project Properties, go to Compile, Advanced Compile Option

Compare the one that works with the one that doesn't
0
 

Assisted Solution

by:Saxitalis
Saxitalis earned 0 total points
ID: 39948190
Target CPU is any on both. I changed it to X64 only (my machine) but same thing..
0
 
LVL 7

Assisted Solution

by:Camillia
Camillia earned 500 total points
ID: 39948193
I have to say I don't know and you can click "request attention" to see if others can help.

Since you copied and created another project...I'm guessing there's a conflict with that dll.
0
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
Camillia earned 500 total points
ID: 39948194
Did you try setting it to x86?
0
 

Author Comment

by:Saxitalis
ID: 39976481
Please close
0
 

Author Comment

by:Saxitalis
ID: 39976484
I am the question asker
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Saxitalis
ID: 39985523
All good suggestions - Something was corrupted in this solution. I made a new copy of the same solution and it compiles fine.
0

Featured Post

Online Training Solution

Drastically shorten your training time with WalkMe's advanced online training solution that Guides your trainees to action. Forget about retraining and skyrocket knowledge retention rates.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

It was really hard time for me to get the understanding of Delegates in C#. I went through many websites and articles but I found them very clumsy. After going through those sites, I noted down the points in a easy way so here I am sharing that unde…
Performance in games development is paramount: every microsecond counts to be able to do everything in less than 33ms (aiming at 16ms). C# foreach statement is one of the worst performance killers, and here I explain why.
With Secure Portal Encryption, the recipient is sent a link to their email address directing them to the email laundry delivery page. From there, the recipient will be required to enter a user name and password to enter the page. Once the recipient …
In an interesting question (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29008360/) here at Experts Exchange, a member asked how to split a single image into multiple images. The primary usage for this is to place many photographs on a flatbed scanner…

739 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question