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Bad Error, gonna kill MS...

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Ok, I just installed visual studio .net academic, when trying to run the program, a message box pops up saying "The application cannot start.", the message box has an ok button and a help button. When I click the help button all it tells me is "you may need to reinstall visual studio .net"... I did this, twice. It still gives me the same error every time, this is very frustrating. This same error also happens whenever I try to open any recent help files (like the latest platform SDK documentation, the latest directX docs, the visual studio .net docs, all of that). Do I have to reinstall windows (im on windows xp) to fix this? Has anyone had similar errors in the past?

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I can''t understand it. I don''t think it''s a bug with VS, because I get the same error (with the messagebox saying it can''t start) whenever I run "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Help\dexplore.exe", this is the file used to view all .hxs format help files. I believe it is a .Net framework executable. This leads me to believe that there is something in my .NET install that is wrong, but I also re-installed THAT, so now I''m at a loss as to why this won''t work.

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i hate that. and then sometimes you think to yourself, well, there are a million solutions and knowing my luck, it will be the last, so we''ll start at the end! YEAH! and it turns out to be the first

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