Tuesday, March 23, 2010

“A version of Microsoft Visual Studio that is incompatible with this one”

A trusted colleague of mine recently tried to open a VS 2008 solution on his machine. When going to File – Source Control – Open from Source Control and double clicking on the Solution File, he got the message "the project [solution name] cannot be opened from source control because it was created by a version of Microsoft Visual Studio that is incompatible with this one."

We first though it was that he didn’t have VS 2008 SP1 installed. (I have SP1 installed and it worked fine for me.) However, even after installing VS 2008 SP1 he continued to have the problem.

We’re not sure what was corrupted, but after deleting his workspace and recreating it, the error went away. So it must have been a corrupted workspace, or something along those lines, that caused the issue.

It’s funny in technology how often, when in doubt, nuke and pave works.


Vinod Kumar Saini said...

We are well known global leaders in hardware, software and electronic products through Online shopping. Our line of products consists of audio electronics, business software, consumables, HP Servers, IBM Servers, Digital Camera, comcorders etc. The products listed on our site provide consumers a complete, high quality service through innovative technology and the products are distributed in more than 100 countries worldwide through retail stores.

nikeairmax90tnstoreshoes said...

Footwear is an invention tory burch shoes of necessity to protect North Face Jackets For Women us from the elements beneath. Over the years shoes have dramatically Franklin Marshall Sale changed due to Moncler Sale cultures and fashions. Ugg Outlet