Windows 10 Error during project creation in vs2015

Hi,

I am facing the error "
COMException: Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component".

I have followed the below mentioned steps;

1. Start —> Run —> regsvr32 %SystemRoot%\System32\msxml3.dll

2. Start —> Run —> regsvr32 %SystemRoot%\SysWOW64\msxml3.dll

3. Delete ProjectTemplatesCache

But still am facing the same error
 


Josephur

Windows Forum Admin
Staff member
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Look in the Event Viewer and see if you can find more context (and text) for this specific error, as it usually points to a specific COM Component. The error text you've given is pretty generic, so any additional information would be helpful.

You could also run Process Monitor and monitor the Visual Studio exe specifically during startup. Then sift through the log for FAIL and see if it gives you any further clues.
 


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