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Could not resolve mscorlib for target framework RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hello,

    I have the following issue at the time to open a windows form:

    Could not resolve mscorlib for target framework '.NETFramework,Version=v4.0,Profile=Client'. This can happen if the target framework is not installed or if the framework moniker is incorrectly formatted.

    please would you help me out?

    Thank you,

    Friday, October 26, 2018 12:32 AM

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  • Hi JuanCVG,

    Thank you for posting here.

    For your question, normally, we could fix by removing and re-adding the reference.

    If this could solve your question, please try the way provided in the links below.

    https://stackoverflow.com/questions/5498624/visual-studio-2010-could-not-resolve-mscorlib-for-target-framework-netframewo

    http://wcfvs.blogspot.com/2011/04/could-not-resolve-mscorlib-for-target.html

    Best Regards,

    Wendy

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    Friday, October 26, 2018 2:40 AM
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  • You're trying to run an app that relies on the .NET v4 Client Profile which is not available. Hence you're getting an error. Install the library on the target machine. https://www.microsoft.com/net/download

    The client profile stuff has been deprecated in newer versions. If the target machine already has .NET 4.5+ then you should be good to go so install any of the versions from then on. 


    Michael Taylor http://www.michaeltaylorp3.net

    Friday, October 26, 2018 10:01 PM
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