This workaround applies to:
· The prerelease Windows SDK for Windows Server 2008 and .Net Framework 3.5 (RC0), September, 2007
· The prerelease Windows SDK for Windows Server 2008 and .Net Framework 3.5 (IDS04), July, 2007
Guidgen.exe fails with the following error:
System.ComponentModel.Win32Exception: The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect.
Workaround: use the tool Uuidgen.exe to generate GUIDs from the command prompt. Run the following command:
For help with this tool, type: uuidgen.gen /?