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System is Visual Studio.NET 2003 on WinXP home.  Yesterday I was creating a new configuration for an existing solution.  In the middle of it VS crashed.  Now, when I start it up and go to edit my resource properties I get the message "There are no property pages for the selection", followed by a new box saying "NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object". 

How do I fix this?  Or do I need to toss my solution/project file(s) and recreate them (I have 6 configs already, I was adding a seventh).

Snotnose
Tuesday, March 30, 2004

Forgot to add, I get that error for all my configurations, not just the one I was working on when VS crashed.

Snotnose
Tuesday, March 30, 2004

According to this site, you only get limited functionality on XP home with Visual Studio

http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/productinfo/sysreqs/default.aspx

That's the small print. The tiny print might be that VS.net breaks XP-home. You might want to upgrade to Pro.

Tapiwa
Tuesday, March 30, 2004

Ah, you see? I could've helped snotnose if he'd put an email address in. C'est la vie...

Philo

Philo
Tuesday, March 30, 2004

The hugest problem with VS.Net on XP home is with ASP.Net solutions, since VS.Net wants an IIS handy to render pages. It runs, but it's definitely limited.

I don't think upgrading will solve this problem, and I'd recommend solving this problem first. But then I'd recommend upgrading to Pro - the process is absolutely painless.

Philo

Philo
Tuesday, March 30, 2004

I'm not doing any .NET programming, VS.NET is simply a GUI I have to use to generate some dlls that go to a testing lab.  My real code  runs on an ARM, I use gcc tools for that.

As for the upgrade to XP pro being absolutely painless, send me your credit card number and I'll agree :)

Snotnose
Tuesday, March 30, 2004

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