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dotNETFXRedist_x86.msm must not be used to redistribute the .NET Framework 

The .NET Framework merge module (dotNETFXRedist_x86.msm) is no longer shipped with Visual Studio. It was added to a project as a mechanism for checking dependencies, and is excluded by default.

To correct this error

  1. In Solution Explorer, select the dotNETFXRedist_x86.msm merge module.

  2. In the Properties window, select the Exclude property and set it to true.

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