You receive a "Specified module cannot be found" error message when you try to create an application in Visual Studio 2005 or in Visual Studio .NET

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Article ID: 891401 - View products that this article applies to.
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Symptoms

In Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 or in Microsoft Visual Studio .NET, when you try to create an application, the application may not be created successfully. Instead, you may receive an error message that is similar to the following:
The specified module cannot be found

Cause

This problem occurs because the Microsoft Windows Script engine is corrupted.

Resolution

To resolve this problem, update your computer with the latest version of Windows Script Host. To do this, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Windows Script 5.7 for Windows XP

Status

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

Properties

Article ID: 891401 - Last Review: July 19, 2012 - Revision: 3.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Enterprise Architect
  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Enterprise Developer
  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Academic Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2002 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2002 Enterprise Architect
  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2002 Enterprise Developer
  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2002 Academic Edition
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