[wix-users] Help: I got error The imported project "C:\Microsoft.Cpp.Default.props" was not found with VS2019

Greg Olone Greg.Olone at cellebrite.com
Fri Jun 17 06:59:19 PDT 2022

I was never successful getting WiX to build under VS 2022 or 2019. I had to go back to VS 2017 in the end.


From: wix-users <wix-users-bounces at lists.wixtoolset.org> on behalf of albert zhang via wix-users <wix-users at lists.wixtoolset.org>
Date: Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 3:15 PM
To: wix-users at lists.wixtoolset.org <wix-users at lists.wixtoolset.org>
Cc: albert.zhang at etinet.com <albert.zhang at etinet.com>
Subject: [wix-users] Help: I got error The imported project "C:Microsoft.Cpp.Default.props" was not found with VS2019

I got error The imported project "C:\Microsoft.Cpp.Default.props" was not
found when i built wixproj under VS2022.

I found that it is because HEAT is loading old version of MSBUILD under
folder C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319. It is not using the
one under C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual

But I don't know how to make the HEAT to load the correct version of

Thank you for your help.


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