Load control template file /_controltemplates/SearchArea.ascx failed RRS feed

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  • I am having the error in event viewer regularly since I deleted hive 12 after migration MOSS2007 to Sharepoint 2010.

    Load control template file /_controltemplates/SearchArea.ascx failed: 'Microsoft.SharePoint.WebControls.SearchArea,Microsoft.SharePoint,Version=,Culture=neutral,PublicKeyToken=71e9bce111e9429c' is not allowed here because it does not extend class 'System.Web.UI.UserControl'.

    My farm is working correctly but surprised that still some files are there referencing Version= dlls. In some other threads, it is indicated that this file should be renamed but in some cases it is impacting BDC or search activities.

    Is there a decent way to resolve this issue?

    Thanks in advance


    Friday, July 15, 2011 10:54 AM


  • Hi,

    There is no other good solution for this.

    However, you can try to  ttach the backup database to SQL, create a new web app and a site collection, add the backuped content database to the new web app and the site collection, export the sites (If working with the calendar) and Import it to the production sites and check the results.




    • Marked as answer by Seven M Friday, July 22, 2011 6:14 AM
    Wednesday, July 20, 2011 8:11 AM