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"Cannot show Visual Studio Tools for Applications editor" error

"Cannot show Visual Studio Tools for Applications editor" error

I am running VS 2008 pro SP1 on one computer and BIDS 2008 on a second computer.  On the first computer, when I attempt to edit the script of an existing script task in an existing DTSX package, I get:


Cannot show Visual Studio Tools for Applications editor.

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Could not load file or assembly 'VSTADTEProvider.Interop, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a' or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified. (Microsoft.SqlServer.VSTAScriptingLib)
However, I am able to edit the script with no problem on the computer running BIDS.  

I have .NET 2.0 through 3.5 installed. Windows update is up to date.  A post on the MSDN SSIS forum had a batch file that fixed the problem for a user that posted there, but it didn't work for me.  That post talked about downloading VSTA 2.0 SDK from  Instead, I downloaded and installed the VSTA 2008 SDK from msdn.  It didn't help.  

Any help is appreciated.


Mike Krausnick
Dublin, California

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