Strange Error Message?

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Strange Error Message?
 
andrew.helgeland




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Joined: 2012-07-20
I just tried making a new "Add-in Express Toolbar Project" and I am getting the following error:

Error 1 Cryptographic failure while signing assembly 'c:PathToProjectsFolder\Projects\SetUpToolbarPackageTest\SetUpToolbarPackageTest\obj\Debug\SetUpToolbarPackageTest.dll' -- 'Error reading key file 'c:PathToProjectsFolder\Projects\SetUpToolbarPackageTest\SetUpToolbarPackageTest\SetUpToolbarPackageTest.snk' -- The system cannot find the file specified. '

And for good reason, Visual Studio is not creating the .snk file anymore... Why would this be happening? Any idea of how to fix it?

I have recently installed WiX and a VS add-on for doing XML transforms called Slow Cheetah...
Posted 15 Oct, 2012 13:37:38 Top
Eugene Astafiev


Add-in Express team


Posts: 8540
Joined: 2007-07-25
Hi Andrew,

I have just tried to reproduce the issue with Add-in Express 8 and Visual Studio 2012. And it works like a charm without any warnings or error messages.

What Add-in Express and Visual Studio version do you have installed on the PC? How can I reproduce the issue on my PC?
.NET, Extended MAPI, Windows Phone & RT
Posted 16 Oct, 2012 08:28:46 Top
andrew.helgeland




Posts: 51
Joined: 2012-07-20
I have,
Visual Studio 2010: 10.0.40219.1, SP1Rel
Add-in Express for Internet Explorer and .NET: 8.1.5065

I'm not sure how to reproduce the issue.

What is the .snk file? Is it possible to just manually create one in each project?
Posted 16 Oct, 2012 09:33:04 Top
Eugene Astafiev


Add-in Express team


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Joined: 2007-07-25
Hi Andrew,

The snk file is used for signing the add-in assembly with a strong name. You can read more about this in the MSDN.
.NET, Extended MAPI, Windows Phone & RT
Posted 16 Oct, 2012 09:48:03 Top