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I can't open my Project. Unable to open most recently used project.

  • The following error message appears:

Can't open Project 1

Unable to open most recently used project. The type initializer for
`XXXXXXXXXXX' threw an exception.

Unable to Connect to Project:

A dll was not found. Try rebooting the machine and retrying. Otherwise the
most likely cause is an incomplete installation. Try reinstalling the
Project Client.

Applies to
  • Project Client

If you see this message, please follow these steps:

  1. Uninstall
  2. If present, remove C:\Program Files (x86)\OCLC\CONTENTdm Project Client
  3. Remove C:\Users\YOURUSERNAME\AppData\Roaming\OCLC\CONTENTdm Project Client (where, YOURUSERNAME is your Windows username)
  4. Reinstall

N.B. The AppData folder may be 'hidden' so you will likely need to enable seeing hidden files in Windows.

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