Could not load file or assembly ‘Microsoft.VisualStudio.Tools.Applications.Core’ - by Pieter Vanhove

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Type Bug Repros 15
Opened 1/10/2013 6:55:55 AM
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I was migrating SSIS packages from a SQL Server 2008 R2 server to a new SQL Server 2012.
When I loaded a package in the SQL Server Data Tools, I got the following error:
Cannot show Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Applications editor
Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.VisualStudio.Tools.Applications.Core, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a' or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified. (mscorlib)

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Posted by IreneKaLam on 3/30/2014 at 10:30 PM
Thanks. Good article and solve my problem.
Posted by Steve Powell on 10/3/2013 at 8:39 AM
To see a very thorough description/explanation of how to diagnose this see this blog post