Trying VS2012, new SDK and stuck

I have a brand new pc, started with clean install of VS2012Express, and install of new SDK.

I simple Gadgeteer project with no added code simply halts on compile with:

1>------ Build started: Project: GadgeteerApp2, Configuration: Debug Any CPU ------
1>MMP : error MMP0000: 0x80131700
========== Build: 0 succeeded, 1 failed, 0 up-to-date, 0 skipped ==========
========== Deploy: 0 succeeded, 0 failed, 0 skipped ==========

Searched the forums, and looks like it is popping up once in a while for people. I dont understand why it hits a completely new install…?

Any ideas?

Some tools depend on previous version of .NET. If it is a brand new PC, then most likely you are missing .NET 3.5.


Actually here it is:

change 4.1 to 4.2 in the above statement.

I saw that but decided it sounded silly. Added the .net 3.5 windows feature which was an option in the control panel (Windows 8.1), and it works like a charm.

Thanks man! :clap:

You are welcome!

thanks guys (for asking the question and for getting an answer). Going in NETMF trouble shooting guide.