Unable to embed resource file '<filename>': <error message>


Updated: July 20, 2015

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The Visual Basic compiler calls the Assembly Linker (Al.exe, also known as Alink) to generate an assembly with a manifest. The linker has reported an error embedding a native COM+ resource file directly into the assembly.

Error ID: BC30143

To correct this error

  1. Examine the quoted error message and consult the topic Al.exe Tool Errors and Warnings for further explanation and advice.

  2. If the error persists, gather information about the circumstances and notify Microsoft Product Support Services.

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