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The application has failed to start because the side by side configuration is incorrect in Visual Studio Express for Web 2012 RRS feed

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  • I installed VS Express for Web on my windows 7 and i am getting this error when i start the application.
    "Error: The application has failed to start because the side by side configuration is incorrect please see the application event log or use the command line sxstrace.exe tool for more detail"
    I run the sxstrace.exe and got the following log.
    Please help.
    =================
    Begin Activation Context Generation.
    Input Parameter:
    Flags = 0
    ProcessorArchitecture = x86
    CultureFallBacks = en-US;en
    ManifestPath = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\VWDExpress.exe
    AssemblyDirectory = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\
    Application Config File = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\VWDExpress.exe.Config
    -----------------
    INFO: Parsing Application Config File C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\VWDExpress.exe.Config.
    INFO: Parsing Manifest File C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\VWDExpress.exe.
    INFO: Manifest Definition Identity is VWDExpress,processorArchitecture="X86",type="win32",version="1.0.0.0".
    INFO: Reference: Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls,language="*",processorArchitecture="X86",publicKeyToken="6595b64144ccf1df",type="win32",version="6.0.0.0"
    INFO: Reference: debuggerproxy.dll,processorArchitecture="X86",type="win32",version="1.0.0.0"
    INFO: Reference: Microsoft.VisualStudio.CompilerHostObjectsProxy.dll,processorArchitecture="X86",type="win32",version="1.0.0.0"
    INFO: Resolving reference Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls,language="*",processorArchitecture="X86",publicKeyToken="6595b64144ccf1df",type="win32",version="6.0.0.0".
    INFO: Resolving reference for ProcessorArchitecture X86.
    INFO: Resolving reference for culture en-US.
    INFO: Applying Binding Policy.
    INFO: No publisher policy found.
    INFO: No binding policy redirect found.
    INFO: Begin assembly probing.
    INFO: Did not find the assembly in WinSxS.
    INFO: Attempt to probe manifest at C:\Windows\assembly\GAC_32\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls\6.0.0.0_en-US_6595b64144ccf1df\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls.DLL.
    INFO: Attempt to probe manifest at C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\en-US\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls.DLL.
    INFO: Attempt to probe manifest at C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\en-US\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls.MANIFEST.
    INFO: Attempt to probe manifest at C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\en-US\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls.DLL.
    INFO: Attempt to probe manifest at C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\en-US\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls.MANIFEST.
    INFO: Did not find manifest for culture en-US.
    INFO: End assembly probing.
    INFO: Resolving reference for culture en.
    INFO: Applying Binding Policy.
    INFO: No publisher policy found.
    INFO: No binding policy redirect found.
    INFO: Begin assembly probing.
    INFO: Did not find the assembly in WinSxS.
    INFO: Attempt to probe manifest at C:\Windows\assembly\GAC_32\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls\6.0.0.0_en_6595b64144ccf1df\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls.DLL.
    INFO: Attempt to probe manifest at C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\en\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls.DLL.
    INFO: Attempt to probe manifest at C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\en\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls.MANIFEST.
    INFO: Attempt to probe manifest at C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\en\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls.DLL.
    INFO: Attempt to probe manifest at C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\en\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls.MANIFEST.
    INFO: Did not find manifest for culture en.
    INFO: End assembly probing.
    INFO: Resolving reference for culture Neutral.
    INFO: Applying Binding Policy.
    INFO: Auto Servicing Policy redirected assembly version.
    INFO: Post policy assembly identity is Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls,processorArchitecture="X86",publicKeyToken="6595b64144ccf1df",type="win32",version="6.0.7601.17514".
    INFO: Begin assembly probing.
    INFO: Attempt to probe manifest at C:\Windows\WinSxS\manifests\x86_microsoft.windows.common-controls_6595b64144ccf1df_6.0.7601.17514_none_41e6975e2bd6f2b2.manifest.
    INFO: Manifest found at C:\Windows\WinSxS\manifests\x86_microsoft.windows.common-controls_6595b64144ccf1df_6.0.7601.17514_none_41e6975e2bd6f2b2.manifest.
    INFO: End assembly probing.
    INFO: Resolving reference Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls.mui,language="*",processorArchitecture="X86",publicKeyToken="6595b64144ccf1df",type="win32",version="6.0.7601.17514".
    INFO: Resolving reference for ProcessorArchitecture X86.
    INFO: Resolving reference for culture en-US.
    INFO: Applying Binding Policy.
    INFO: No publisher policy found.
    INFO: No binding policy redirect found.
    INFO: Begin assembly probing.
    INFO: Did not find the assembly in WinSxS.
    INFO: Attempt to probe manifest at C:\Windows\assembly\GAC_32\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls.mui\6.0.7601.17514_en-US_6595b64144ccf1df\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls.mui.DLL.
    INFO: Attempt to probe manifest at C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\en-US\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls.mui.DLL.
    INFO: Attempt to probe manifest at C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\en-US\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls.mui.MANIFEST.
    INFO: Attempt to probe manifest at C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\en-US\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls.mui\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls.mui.DLL.
    INFO: Attempt to probe manifest at C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\en-US\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls.mui\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls.mui.MANIFEST.
    INFO: Did not find manifest for culture en-US.
    INFO: End assembly probing.
    INFO: Resolving reference for culture en.
    INFO: Applying Binding Policy.
    INFO: No publisher policy found.
    INFO: No binding policy redirect found.
    INFO: Begin assembly probing.
    INFO: Did not find the assembly in WinSxS.
    INFO: Attempt to probe manifest at C:\Windows\assembly\GAC_32\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls.mui\6.0.7601.17514_en_6595b64144ccf1df\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls.mui.DLL.
    INFO: Attempt to probe manifest at C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\en\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls.mui.DLL.
    INFO: Attempt to probe manifest at C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\en\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls.mui.MANIFEST.
    INFO: Attempt to probe manifest at C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\en\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls.mui\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls.mui.DLL.
    INFO: Attempt to probe manifest at C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\en\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls.mui\Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls.mui.MANIFEST.
    INFO: Did not find manifest for culture en.
    INFO: End assembly probing.
    INFO: Resolving reference debuggerproxy.dll,processorArchitecture="X86",type="win32",version="1.0.0.0".
    INFO: Resolving reference for ProcessorArchitecture X86.
    INFO: Resolving reference for culture Neutral.
    INFO: Applying Binding Policy.
    INFO: No binding policy redirect found.
    INFO: Begin assembly probing.
    INFO: Did not find the assembly in WinSxS.
    INFO: Attempt to probe manifest at C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\debuggerproxy.dll.DLL.
    INFO: Attempt to probe manifest at C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\debuggerproxy.dll.MANIFEST.
    INFO: Attempt to probe manifest at C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\debuggerproxy.dll\debuggerproxy.dll.DLL.
    INFO: Attempt to probe manifest at C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\debuggerproxy.dll\debuggerproxy.dll.MANIFEST.
    INFO: Did not find manifest for culture Neutral.
    INFO: End assembly probing.
    ERROR: Cannot resolve reference debuggerproxy.dll,processorArchitecture="X86",type="win32",version="1.0.0.0".
    ERROR: Activation Context generation failed.
    End Activation Context Generation.
    Friday, July 19, 2013 6:46 AM

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