UWP Build error: Cannot find type System.ComponentModel.TypeConverter in module System.dll

Within VS 2015 I got the following error in a UWP project and didn’t find the error message that helpful: Cannot find type System.ComponentModel.TypeConverter in module System.dll In the error window displayed this: The output window showed this: C:\Program Files (x86)\MSBuild\Microsoft\WindowsXaml\v14.0\8.2\Microsoft.Windows.UI.Xaml.Common.targets(352,5): Xaml Internal Error error WMC9999: Cannot find type System.ComponentModel.TypeConverter in module System.dll. Resolution The actual error was caused…

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