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


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:

Status


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