"Unable to retrieve application files. Files corrupt in deployment" error when you try to start the ClickOnce version of Report Builder from SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services

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Symptoms

When you try to start the ClickOnce version of Microsoft SQL Server Report Builder for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 on a client computer, you may receive an error message that resembles the following:
Unable to retrieve application files. Files corrupt in deployment.

Additionally, when you click Details on the error message dialog box, you see detailed error information that resembles the following:
ERROR *********** + Exception occurred loading manifest from file MSReportBuilder.exe: the manifest may not be valid or the file could not be opened. + Cannot load internal manifest from component file. *****************ERROR DETAILS Following errors were detected during this operation. * [10/31/2012 9:25:34 AM] System.Deployment.Application.InvalidDeploymentException (ManifestLoad) - Exception occurred loading manifest from file MSReportBuilder.exe: the manifest may not be valid or the file could not be opened. - Source: System.Deployment - Stack trace: at System.Deployment.Application.Manifest.AssemblyManifest.ManifestLoadExceptionHelper(Exception exception, String filePath) at System.Deployment.Application.Manifest.AssemblyManifest.LoadFromInternalManifestFile(String filePath) at System.Deployment.Application.DownloadManager.ProcessDownloadedFile(Object sender, DownloadEventArgs e) at System.Deployment.Application.FileDownloader.DownloadModifiedEventHandler.Invoke(Object sender, DownloadEventArgs e) at System.Deployment.Application.SystemNetDownloader.DownloadSingleFile(DownloadQueueItem next) at System.Deployment.Application.SystemNetDownloader.DownloadAllFiles() at System.Deployment.Application.FileDownloader.Download(SubscriptionState subState) at System.Deployment.Application.DownloadManager.DownloadDependencies(SubscriptionState subState, AssemblyManifest deployManifest, AssemblyManifest appManifest, Uri sourceUriBase, String targetDirectory, String group, IDownloadNotification notification, DownloadOptions options) at System.Deployment.Application.ApplicationActivator.DownloadApplication(SubscriptionState subState, ActivationDescription actDesc, Int64 transactionId, TempDirectory& downloadTemp) at System.Deployment.Application.ApplicationActivator.InstallApplication(SubscriptionState& subState, ActivationDescription actDesc) at System.Deployment.Application.ApplicationActivator.PerformDeploymentActivation(Uri activationUri, Boolean isShortcut, String textualSubId, String deploymentProviderUrlFromExtension, BrowserSettings browserSettings, String& errorPageUrl) at System.Deployment.Application.ApplicationActivator.ActivateDeploymentWorker(Object state) --- Inner Exception --- System.Deployment.Application.DeploymentException (InvalidManifest) - Cannot load internal manifest from component file.

Cause

This issue occurs because the Microsoft .NET Framework 4 or a later version of the .NET Framework is not installed on the client computer.

Resolution

To resolve this issue, install the .NET Framework 4. The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
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For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Restart requirement

You must restart your computer after you install this package, and then restart the Report Builder ClickOnce application.

More information

For more information about the .NET Framework, go to the following MSDN website:
Introduction to the .NET Framework
For more information about the prerequisites for SQL Server 2012 Report Builder, go to the following MSDN website:
Prerequisites for SQL Server 2012 Report Builder

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

Properties

Article ID: 2781227 - Last Review: November 16, 2012 - Revision: 1.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Web
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Standard
  • SQL Server 2012 Enterprise Core
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Express
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Developer
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Enterprise
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