Known issue: XamlCompiler error WMC0621: Cannot resolve 'GenXbf.dll' (Windows 10 Creators Update SDK (15063), April 2017 release.) RRS feed

  • Question

  • After uninstalling the Windows SDK you may get the following error when you compile using a previously installed Windows 10 SDK:

    XamlCompiler error WMC0621: Cannot resolve 'GenXbf.dll' under path 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\'.  Please install the Windows Software Development Kit. The Windows 10 SDK is installed with Visual Studio.

    Wednesday, April 5, 2017 7:54 PM


  • The missing file can be recovered by running repair on the Windows SDK. 

    1. Go to Control      Panel->Add Remove programs. 
    2. Locate the Windows SDK
    3. Click on the Windows SDK      and choose Change.
    4. This will launch the      Windows SDK setup, and choose Repair.
    Wednesday, April 5, 2017 7:56 PM