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Visual Studio issues causes by HDD failure

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  • Hi,

    I recently had a HDD fail on me. This drive contained a lot of my Visual Studio folders, including my IIS config folder and CurrentSettings.vssettings. 

    Since the failure I cannot get Visual Studio to work properly. I cannot create projects, as IIS is stuffed (for lack of a better word). 

    I've uninstalled/reinstalled IIS and Visual Studio. 

    I've run devenv.exe /resetsettings.

    None of these resolve the issues. 

    If I try to create an MVC application I get this helpful message;

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    Microsoft Visual Studio
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    Unspecified error (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80004005 (E_FAIL))
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    OK   
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    Thanks

    Friday, July 01, 2016 6:59 AM

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