Could Not Load File or Assembly Error Message
Copyright © 2019 EarthSoft, Inc • Modified: 05 Mar 2019
Symptoms: On several occasions when opening the NYSDEC format, users have encountered the following error when trying to open a format file that was recently distributed.
Unable to read Format File: [path to format file]
Could not load file or assembly 'Infragistics2.Win.v10.2, Version=10.2.20.102.1004, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=7dd5c3163f2cd0cb' or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified.
Cause/Details: This is because the current format *.dll is referencing a different version of the 3rd party tool, Infragistics.
Resolution/Workaround: With EDP Closed, this error can be resolved with the following steps:
1.Navigate to the Windows temp directory by typing %temp% in the address bar of Windows Explorer;
2.Find the format *.dll, and delete it from this folder (e.g. EQEDD.dll, EFWEDD.dll).
3.Navigate to the directory of the format file (*.xsd/*.xse), and remove the format dll from the folder with the format file.
4.Launch EDP and open the format file again.