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When you build or rebuild a Microsoft Visual C++ .NET project, you may receive the following error message:
Project : error PRJ0016 : The user's security settings prevent the process from being created. These settings are required for building.
This problem occurs because Visual Studio .NET incorrectly interprets the RestrictRun registry subkey.
Service pack information
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Visual Studio .NET. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
837234 List of bugs that are fixed in Visual Studio .NET 2002 Service Pack 1
The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Date Time Version Size File Name ------------------------------------------------------------------ 18-Jun-2002 14:18 7.0.9509.0 1,052,672 Vcprojectengine.dll
If you do not have to restrict the processes that a user can start, you can follow the steps in Microsoft Knowledge Base article Q313363 to work around this problem. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
313363 PRB: Visual C++ .NET Project Build Error PRJ0016
If you must have this control, and if you want to build Visual C++ .NET projects, you must install the hotfix.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Visual Studio .NET 2002 Service Pack 1.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: