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Deployment errors when running HTML5/JS Windows Store app from VS Professional 2013 on Windows 8.1 Pro

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  • I created a new Windows Store HTML5/JS app using the Hub App template from Visual Studio 2013.

    The project builds successfully.

    When I run the project, I get the following error message:

    Error : DEP0800 : The required framework "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v8.1\ExtensionSDKs\Microsoft.WinJS.2.0\1.0\Microsoft.WinJS.2.0.appx" failed to install. 
    error 0x80070002: While processing the request, the system failed to register the windows.MRT extension due to the following error: The system cannot find the file specified.

    The project already has the correct reference to the latest version of Microsoft.WinJS.2.0.appx.

    I already tried repairing the installation of Visual Studio Professional 2013.


    Thursday, October 30, 2014 8:36 AM

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  • Please perform uninstall/reinstall of VS.

    Matt Small - Microsoft Escalation Engineer - Forum Moderator
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    Thursday, October 30, 2014 1:32 PM
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