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Unspecified error (Exception from HRESULT: 0X80004005 (E_FAIL)) has occurred: while creating new web application RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have installed visual stidio comunity 2015 on my laptop with windows 8.1.

    when i try to create a new project asp.net pop up the next message.

    Unspecified error (Exception from HRESULT: 0X80004005 (E_FAIL))

    • Moved by 宝宝徐 Monday, June 5, 2017 6:47 AM
    Tuesday, May 2, 2017 8:01 PM

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  • Hi Sergio,

    Thank you for posting in MSDN forum.

    Please try the following steps:

    1. Remove Read Only flag from the c:\users\USER_NAME\Documents\IISExpress folder.

    2. Under your project documents directory, remove the encryption by right-click file/folder then  Properties > Advanced > Encrypt contents to secure data - uncheck

    3. Download and repair IIS Express from:

    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34679

    Best Regards,


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    • Proposed as answer by 宝宝徐 Thursday, May 18, 2017 1:30 AM
    Wednesday, May 3, 2017 7:24 AM