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Problem generating manifest. Could not load file or assembly RRS feed

  • Question

  • i try to run the VB.Net project occure the following error

     Problem generating manifest. Could not load file or assembly 'C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Desktop\Retail-Soft Touch\obj\Release\Retail-Soft Touch.exe' or one of its dependencies. An attempt was made to load a program with an incorrect format. Retail-Soft Touch

    please help me

    Tuesday, June 28, 2011 7:44 AM

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  • Well. there are many reasons which could leed to such error.

    But first, have you created a special manifest file for your exe?

    How the manifest file looks like?

    Tuesday, June 28, 2011 9:40 AM
  • Also check if all the referenced assemblies are in the folder or GAC, and also of the same version
    Pratap --Mark the best replies as answers!
    Tuesday, June 28, 2011 11:53 AM
  • Hi,

    Is "Retail-Soft Touch.exe" the correct name of the loaded assembly?

    How do you load this assembly in the application? And whether it is a managed assembly?

    Look forward to hearing from you.

    Have a nice day!


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    Wednesday, June 29, 2011 10:15 AM
  • I am very late to the answer because recently I jolt into the same problem and found solution by changing platform target to the x64 , because I am running my project on Windows x64.
    Monday, April 22, 2019 8:33 PM