Unable to create Windows Store apps: error Dep0600 - by ianSolutions

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ID 778766 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 2/7/2013 11:34:24 AM
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Description

Whenever I try to compile a Windows Store application, be it C# or HTML/js, be it on local machine or on the simulator, I get the following error code: DEP0600.
No error text message is shown

Also, opening any view in Blend results in an error as well, stating it could not register the manifest file.

I noticed a Windows Installer instance is executed in the background, which sometimes keeps a lock on the project's manifest file, preventing further compilations to succeed. I have to force a shut down of windows installer to release the lock.

I recently upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 8.
VS 2012 was already installed, but I tried a repair install and uninstall/reinstall.

Don't know if this is related to the previous problem, but any new installation/update in the windows store hangs in "pending" state.
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Posted by Ali [MSFT] on 2/19/2013 at 1:02 PM
It appears that your os upgrade might not have been fully successful. Please try re-installing Windows 8 from scratch on your machine and try again.
Posted by Helen [MSFT] on 2/7/2013 at 6:52 PM
Thanks for your feedback.

We are rerouting this issue to the appropriate group within the Visual Studio Product Team for triage and resolution. These specialized experts will follow-up with your issue.
Posted by Macy [MSFT] on 2/7/2013 at 11:50 AM
Thank you for your feedback, we are currently reviewing the issue you have submitted. If this issue is urgent, please contact support directly(http://support.microsoft.com)