[wix-users] Error loading prerequisite bootstrapper application because managed host could not be loaded
Brian C Cooke
tonic889 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 5 14:03:58 PDT 2015
> Your startup element says your code only supports NETFX v2.x based CLRs.
I added <supportedRuntime version="v4.0" /> but I'm still getting the same
error. I even tried specifying sku=".NETFramework,Version=v4.5" for fun
but no change.
On Tue, Aug 4, 2015 at 2:34 PM, Brian C Cooke <tonic889 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I would bet that the problem is that the supportedFramework element is
>> (which is the 2.0 runtime) but there's no supportedRuntime element for the
>> 2.0 CLR.
> Thanks, that fixes the scenario where .NET 3.5 is enabled on Windows 7.
> When it is disabled, I get the same error message with a different error
> code: "Loading prerequisite bootstrapper application because managed host
> could not be loaded, error: 0x80070490." To review, this is with my BA
> targeting 3.5, .NET 3.5 disabled but NET 4.5 installed. I should be able
> to run my 3.5 BA against the 4.5 runtime, correct? An excerpt of my
> current bootstrappercore.config:
> <startup useLegacyV2RuntimeActivationPolicy="true">
> <supportedRuntime version="v3.5" />
> <supportedRuntime version="v2.0.50727" />
> <host assemblyName="MyBootstrapperApplication">
> <supportedFramework version="v3.5"/>
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