.NetSDK – Build – Error – NETSDK1045 – “The current .NET SDK does not support targeting .NET Core 3.1. Either target .NET Core 3.0 or l ower, or use a version of the .NET SDK that supports .NET Core 3.1.”

Background A day or two short of a week ago, a family member ran into issues building a Microsoft  .Net application that he had downloaded from GitHub. Error Error Message - NETSDK1045 TroubleShooting Outline Project File Review Project File Project File ( .csproj ) Review Project File ( .csproj ) Text <Project Sdk="Microsoft.NET.Sdk"> <PropertyGroup> <TargetFrameworks>net452;netcoreapp3.1</TargetFrameworks> … Continue reading .NetSDK – Build – Error – NETSDK1045 – “The current .NET SDK does not support targeting .NET Core 3.1. Either target .NET Core 3.0 or l ower, or use a version of the .NET SDK that supports .NET Core 3.1.”

Visual Studio – v2019 – Add Reference – “Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component”

Background Using Visual Studio 2019 and needing to add references to components, I accessed the "Add Reference" menu option but got the error noted below. Error Image Textual Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component. TroubleShooting Google Search I googled on the error. Unfortunately, the most popular Google match, … Continue reading Visual Studio – v2019 – Add Reference – “Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component”

Visual Studio – Compilation – Error – “The type or namespace name ‘ManagementScope’ could not be found (are you missing a using directive or an assembly reference?)”

Background Using Visual Studio to compile an application. Ran into a little error. Error Messages Error Messages - Text Error CS0246 The type or namespace name 'ManagementScope' could not be found (are you missing a using directive or an assembly reference?) The type or namespace name 'ObjectQuery' could not be found (are you missing a … Continue reading Visual Studio – Compilation – Error – “The type or namespace name ‘ManagementScope’ could not be found (are you missing a using directive or an assembly reference?)”

Visual Studio – 2019 – Installation

Background It is high time to install Microsoft Visual Studio 2019. Artifacts The installation material is available here. The following editions are available:- Community Professional Enterprise We chose the community edition. Installation Outline The installation happens in the steps detailed below:- Install Base Workloads Choose Workloads Download packages Install packages Workloads Please choose from the … Continue reading Visual Studio – 2019 – Installation