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  • Hi,

    I have a .NET Core 3 console application that I published to a folder using VS 2019 (desktop has Windows 10 Enterprise version).  I copied the folder to another computer (with OS Windows 10 Professional).  The computer doesn't have VS 2019 installed on it.  When I run the executable from it, I get this error:

         "A fatal error occurred. The required library hostfxr.dll could not be found.  If this is a self-contained application, that library should exist in [C:\MLD50\MLD50_Publish\]."

    This is a self-contained application (at least, that's what I intended for it to be).  However, the hostfxr.dll is not found in that directory.

    How do I fix this?

    Appreciate any help.


    Marilyn Gambone


    • Edited by deskcheck1 Friday, May 29, 2020 2:57 PM
    Friday, May 29, 2020 2:53 PM

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