VS 2017 community : New projects crash; Solutionn Explorer pane fills with error message instead of menu - my work completely halted.


  • VS 2017 community errors :

    Microsoft.VisualStudio.Dialogs.DialogInitializationException; 'Microsoft.VisualStudio.ProjectSystem.VS.Implementation.Package.ProjectPackage' package did not load correctly;

    Tried clearingC:\Users\fscah\AppData\Local\Microsoft\VisualStudio\15.0_d2b793bb\ComponentModelCache to no avail and tried running devenv\setup from command prompt but no change.

    Please help!

    Sunday, March 26, 2017 4:57 PM

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  • Hi,

    Welcome to MSDN forum.

    To analysis the detailed information about the error message, please upload ActivityLog.xml to and share the link here.

    Firstly, please open visual studio installer to repair it and Please open an administrative CMD window and navigate to C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2017\Community\Common7\IDE, and run the following commands:

    devenv.exe /resetuserdata

    Best regards,


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    Tuesday, March 28, 2017 3:07 AM