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C++/CLR exe will not run on some PCs

An application that I made using Visual Studio 2005 will not run on any PC that doesn't have Visual Studio 2005 installed on it. I tried using the dotnetfix.exe but it didn't solve the problem. Does anyone know what, if anything, I can do to make my app run on a computer that doesn't have visual studio 2005.
The error that appears is:
"The application failed to start because the application configuration is incorrect. Reinstalling the application my fix this problem."
To be more specific this is a visual c++/clr win32 windows forms application.

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googled it.

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been there googled that

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I actually did see that on google prior to posting on cnet, however the solution that they offered did not resolve the error. I even tried copying the entire debug folder(the default exe build directory for VS2005) to the computer in question, needless to say that didn't fix it either.

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Sounds like a new version of the bug.

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Time to call mother (microsoft) and see what they know.

Or Trolltech. Sorry, I fixed one like that. Our IT failed but when I checked it, they hadn't followed the instructions and had copied it to the wrong locations.

Bob

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app not run on other comp

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i think u need to install the .net framework 2 for the app to run without VS being installed

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I wish that was true.

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But as I noted, it was another IT staffer that didn't follow the directions I gave them. I know they tried that install you wrote of and as usual they were befuddled.

Bob

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