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Spontaneous Build Error

Post by costamesakid » Thu Sep 29, 2011 6:58 am

I wish I could provide more information regarding this issue, but I have no idea what I changed to cause it. My solution built fine, and then suddenly I received this error:
Task failed because "AxImp.exe" was not found, or the correct Microsoft Windows SDK is not installed. The task is looking for "AxImp.exe" in the "bin" subdirectory beneath the location specified in the InstallationFolder value of the registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v7.0A. You may be able to solve the problem by doing one of the following: 1) Install the Microsoft Windows SDK. 2) Install Visual Studio 2010. 3) Manually set the above registry key to the correct location. 4) Pass the correct location into the "ToolPath" parameter of the task. (MSB3091)
Any idea what could cause this? I could try solutions 1 and 2, but unsure how to accomplish 3 and 4. Just strange how this came about so suddenly. Any help with this matter is appreciated. Thanks

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Re: Spontaneous Build Error

Post by Support Team » Thu Sep 29, 2011 1:55 pm


You wrote that your solution build fine, so do you have built it on another machine?
This is not a Ranorex specific issue, but it seems that there is something wrong with the .Net Framework or the licensing of the Visual Studio.
So please try to perform at least the first steps, maybe that will fix it.

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