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Exception : 0x80041FEB when try to create gadget with Windows 7 64-bit and VS 2010

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Some users get the "Exception from HRESULT 0X80041FEB" when they try and create a C# or VB gadget.
 
Environment:
VS.NET 2010 v10.0.30319.1
Windows 7 ultimate build 7600
 
BTW regarding GadgetSetings window I wrote:
  • Output gadget path: my_gadgets_path
  • did not set any options for sign tool (additional app settings) because i dont need that
     

Error msg

Microsoft Visual Studio

Exception from HRESULT: 0x80041FEB

OK

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SystemAlex wrote May 2, 2011 at 9:32 AM

  1. Change the installed template file by:
a. find the template: e.g. c:\Users[UserName]\Documents\Visual Studio 2010\Templates\ProjectTemplates[Visual Basic]\HelloWorldVistaGadgetVB.zip

b. Extract the file ProjectName.webproj from the zip file

c. Edit this file, remove the 1 null byte from it to make it totally empty

d. Update this file for the zip file (e.g. in windows 7, you can just drag/drop the new file to the zip folder)

It work for me.

wrote May 2, 2011 at 9:40 AM

wrote Nov 29, 2011 at 9:19 PM

wrote Feb 13, 2013 at 7:12 PM