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When developing for Windows Phone 7 I have encountered above error:

I found online that this error occurs when the following configuration is selected and debugging is started



Change platform to Windows Phone



About vijayvepa

I'm a software consultant for Software Specialists Inc. currently working at Philips Respironics, Pittsburgh


  1. I get this error quite often. I have Windows Phone selected as the Solution Platform. I often get it after several successful debug sessions, then the next one will fail with this error just a few seconds after the previous successful debug session. The solution I have found is to restart Visual Studio.

    It is an annoying error, but your solution is not the actual solution.

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