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Marcus Lambert

Posts: 45
Joined: 2006-10-27
Thought I try the beta sent out this week.
Un-installed the current released version. and installed the beta successfully adding the licence key etc.

I open a project that a VDproj to convert but the menus dont show up in the IDE. If I then close my VS instance I get

'Designer for Visual Studio WiX Setup Projects' has fired an exception. Click the 'Details' button to see the detailed information about the error.

Detailed technical information follows:
Date and Time: 20/03/2014 12:43:29
Machine Name: KM-54
IP Address: fe80::e138:f9ac:4006:d590%3
Current User: KM-54\Marcus

Application Domain: DefaultDomain
Assembly Codebase: file:///C:/WINDOWS/assembly/GAC/Microsoft.VisualStudio.OLE.Interop/7.1.40304.0__b03f5f7f11d50a3a/Microsoft.VisualStudio.OLE.Interop.dll
Assembly Full Name: Microsoft.VisualStudio.OLE.Interop, Version=7.1.40304.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a
Assembly Version: 7.1.40304.0

Exception Source: Microsoft.VisualStudio.OLE.Interop
Exception Type: System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException
Exception Message: The docfile has been corrupted. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80030109)
Exception Target Site: Write

---- Stack Trace ----
Microsoft.VisualStudio.OLE.Interop.IStream.Write(pv As Byte[], cb As UInt32, pcbWritten As UInt32&)
Microsoft.VisualStudio.OLE.Interop.dll: N 00000 (0x0) JIT
AddinExpress.Installer.WiXDesigner.DataStreamFromComStream.Write(buffer As Byte[], index As Int32, count As Int32)
Microsoft.VisualStudio.OLE.Interop.dll: N 0028 (0x1C) IL
System.IO.Stream.WriteByte(value As Byte)
Microsoft.VisualStudio.OLE.Interop.dll: N 0011 (0xB) IL
System.IO.BinaryWriter.Write(value As Byte)
Microsoft.VisualStudio.OLE.Interop.dll: N 0000 (0x0) IL
System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.Binary.SerializationHeaderRecord.Write(sout As __BinaryWriter)
Microsoft.VisualStudio.OLE.Interop.dll: N 0024 (0x18) IL
System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.Binary.ObjectWriter.WriteSerializedStreamHeader(topId As Int64, headerId As Int64)
Microsoft.VisualStudio.OLE.Interop.dll: N 0000 (0x0) IL
System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.Binary.ObjectWriter.Serialize(graph As Object, inHeaders As Header[], serWriter As __BinaryWriter, fCheck As Boolean)
Microsoft.VisualStudio.OLE.Interop.dll: N 0300 (0x12C) IL
System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.Binary.BinaryFormatter.Serialize(serializationStream As Stream, graph As Object, headers As Header[], fCheck As Boolean)
Microsoft.VisualStudio.OLE.Interop.dll: N 0112 (0x70) IL
AddinExpress.Installer.WiXDesigner.VsPackage.WriteUserOptions(pOptionsStream As IStream, pszKey As String)
Microsoft.VisualStudio.OLE.Interop.dll: N 0137 (0x89) IL

Posted 20 Mar, 2014 07:51:07 Top
Sergey Grischenko

Add-in Express team

Posts: 7187
Joined: 2004-07-05
Hi Marcus,

Please close Visual Studio and remove .suo file of your solution. Then try to open the WiX project again. Let me know if the issue still exists.
Posted 20 Mar, 2014 08:12:09 Top