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An error occurs when opening Microsoft Visual Studio after upgrading K2 blackpearl RTM or SP1 to K2 blackpearl 0803 if the Microsoft Windows installation is located on a drive location other than “C:”.
This article will describe the error involved, and how to resolve the issue.
Package Load Failure
During the upgrade from a previous version of K2 blackpearl to K2 blackpearl 0803, the installer registers two registry settings used by K2 Designer for Visual Studio that refer to specific “C:” based Windows directory locations. As the referred to files have not been installed to the “C:” based locations, a “package load failure” error will occur when attempting to open MS Visual Studio.
The two registry values are as follows:
The following error message relates to this KB Article:
The error can be resolved by following the steps below:
- Replace the "C:" in the registry values with the relevant letter that WINDOWS is installed on.
- Run "<drive>:\program files\microsoft visual studio 8\common7\ide\devenv.exe" /Setup.
|Important: "<drive>:\program files\microsoft visual studio 8\common7\ide\devenv.exe" /Setup must be run after editing the registry settings and BEFORE re-opening Microsoft Visual Studio|