Getting "is not a valid Win32 application. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x800700C1)" compilation error - by Anders Wåglund

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ID 588632 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 1
Opened 8/24/2010 2:31:36 AM
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When trying to compile the solution on 64bit Windows 7 I get an error. The same solution works fine on 32bit Windows 7.
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Posted by Microsoft on 9/2/2010 at 7:49 AM

Thanks for taking the time to send us this issue.

We have had this issue reported already, and are currently tracking it as Customer Connect issue 532584.

We have seen this issue reported serveral times, and have created a blog post about the issue that can help with work-arounds:

I am resolving this issue as a duplicate of the other issue.


Chuck England
Visual Studio Pro
Program Manager - MSBuild
Posted by Microsoft on 8/24/2010 at 9:42 PM
Thank you for reporting the issue.
We are routing 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 Microsoft on 8/24/2010 at 2:49 AM
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