Compiler Error CS1926
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Compiler Error CS1926


Error reading Win32 manifest file 'filename' -- 'error'.

This error is generated when the following conditions are true:

  1. The /win32manifest option is specified either on the command line or by right-clicking the Project icon in Solution Explorer, pointing to Add, clicking New Item, and then clicking Application Manifest File.

  2. The file is either corrupted or missing.

To correct this error

  1. Remove the option.

  2. Replace, repair, or regenerate the file.


The following example generates CS1926 when it is compiled with a corrupted for missing win32 manifest file:

// cs1926.cs
// Compile with: /win32manifest: ../../app.manifest
// CS1926
class Test
    public static int Main()
        return 1;
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