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CLR not loaded when VS 2008 C++ Express SP1 loaded - so PropertyGrid components don't load nor does options work RRS feed

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  • After installing VS 2008 C++ Express SP1 on my Windows XP SP3, I cannot access Project Properties or some other properties windows.  A message says "Common Language Runtime" not loaded.

    Can someone tell me what went wrong?  How is CLR loaded?  I assume that this would have been done automatically when VS C++ came up, but apparently not.

    I need access to project options to adjust the compiler/linker options and would greatly appreciate fixing this problem.

    - Randall

    p.s. VS 2008 C++ Express SP1, with .NET 2.0 SP2 (and .NET 3.0 SP2 and .NET 3.5 SP1)


    • Changed type Zhi-Xin Ye Monday, September 29, 2008 7:26 AM change to comment since no response for more than 3 days
    Tuesday, September 23, 2008 3:05 AM

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  • Yeah, the Properties window and the Project properties are edited with the PropertyGrid .NET component.  Something Really Bad happened during installation.  Impossible to guess what.
    Hans Passant.
    Tuesday, September 23, 2008 10:45 AM
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