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The project file is missing the 'section' section

Visual Studio .NET 2003

The .vbproj or .csproj file is corrupt. One of the following sections is missing:

  • Build
  • Files
  • VisualStudio
  • VisualBasic or CSHARP

If the VisualStudio, VisualBasic, or CSHARP section is missing, the project will not load. If the Build or Files section is missing, the project file will load as follows:

  • If Build is missing, all build settings and configuration information will be lost.
  • If Files is missing, the project will have no files in it.

To correct this error

  • Recreate your project.

See Also

Format of a .vcproj File | Managing Projects

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