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<name> is not a valid project name.

Visual Studio 2008

This error generally occurs when the File.NewProject command is issued from the Command window or Find/Command box and an incorrect project name is entered for projectname.

To correct this error

  • Verify that the project name does not contain extra spaces and is not a reserved word such as NUL, CON, or AUX.

    —or—

    Re-type the command, omitting the project name.

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