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Project creation failed.


Creating project '' project creation failed.

Im new to episerver and just installed episerver and suport for visual webdeveloper express. Trying to create a episerver project from vwd im getting the following error message:

object reference not set to an instance of an object. and the project creation failed!




Dec 19, 2013 21:01

Which EPiServer version? What OS are you running?

Check the system requirements for your environment.

You'll find installation guides for all versions in the Documentation section.

Dec 19, 2013 23:51

I am having the same issue using Windows 7, Visual Studo Express 2012 for Web, EPiServer Extension for VS Express downloaded from, and EPiServer 7.5.

My environment is correct as far as I can tell (following VS Express is run as administrator, and I get the error no matter what type of EPiServer project I try to create (Web Forms or MVC), and no matter which .NET Framework version I select (4, 4.5, or 4.5.1).

Any suggestions?

Edited, Jan 15, 2014 17:23

I've also seen this. The solution was to install a site from deployment center, create a empty standard mvc site and copy the files from that to the site folder. So I didn't use the project templates at all.

Jan 15, 2014 17:46
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