SPSite The Web application http://sharepoint could not be found

This link is very good http://blogs.msdn.com/b/thompal/archive/2009/11/25/spsite-the-web-application-could-not-be-found.aspx for the error SPSite The Web application http://sharepoint could not be found.

The site is there and the error does not reflect the real problem.

I recapture the screen so if you are running a 64 bit machine then do change the Platform target to x64.


Beside that Microsoft.SharePoint.dll v.2.0.50727 does not support .NET version 4 for SPSite object. You need to revert it back to .NET Framework 3.5.



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Since March 2011 Microsoft Live Spaces migrated to Wordpress (http://www.pcworld.com/article/206455/Microsoft_Live_Spaces_Moves_to_WordPress_An_FAQ.html) till now, I have is over 1 million viewers. This blog is about more than 50% telling you how to resolve error messages, especial for Microsoft products. The blog also has a lot of guidance teaching you how to get stated certain Microsoft technologies. The blog also uses as a help to keep my memory. The blog is never meant to give people consulting services or silver bullet solutions. It is a contribution to the community. Thanks for your support over the years. Ming Man is Microsoft MVP since year 2006. He is a software development manager for a multinational company. With 25 years of experience in the IT field, he has developed system using Clipper, COBOL, VB5, VB6, VB.NET, Java and C #. He has been using Visual Studio (.NET) since the Beta back in year 2000. He and the team have developed many projects using .NET platform such as SCM, and HR based applications. He is familiar with the N-Tier design of business application and is also an expert with database experience in MS SQL, Oracle and AS 400.
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One Response to SPSite The Web application http://sharepoint could not be found

  1. Keith Montz says:

    If you are in Development / Debug mode, you may need to run Visual Studio 2010 / 2012 in Administrator mode.

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