Cannot resolve Assembly or Windows Metadata file RRS feed

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  • hey does anyone know what this error means and how to resolve it because its driving me up the wall

    i get these 2 errors when trying to build and run my VB metro project

    Error 1 Cannot resolve Assembly or Windows Metadata file 'System.ServiceModel.Activation.dll' C:\Users\amy\Documents\Visual Studio 11\Projects\PushTesting\PushTesting\PushTesting.vbproj PushTesting

    Error 2 Type universe cannot resolve assembly: System.ServiceModel.Activation, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35. PushTesting

    Saturday, March 17, 2012 2:33 PM


  • It means that System.ServiceModel.Activation cannot be found in Metro project.
    The reason is that it is not supported in Metro. Not all .NET assemblies are allowed/supported in Metro. I believe that Visual Studio will not offer you unsupported assemblies in 'Add Reference' dialog.


    • Marked as answer by Amy Gx Sunday, March 18, 2012 1:30 PM
    Sunday, March 18, 2012 7:27 AM