VS 2022 Community Edition Hangs when loading projects

Cenk 901 Reputation points


I am using VS 2022 Community edition 17.5. Nowadays I am having issues opening existing projects (Blazor Server, Background Service, ASP.NET Core6 Web API). Why is this happening? It was working without any issues up to 1-2 weeks ago. This is killing me please help.

If I am lucky, I got this error and the project opens.


Getting this message:

Ekran görüntüsü 2023-03-20 143030

But keeps most of the time hanging like this.

Ekran görüntüsü 2023-03-20 134327

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  1. Tianyu Sun-MSFT 20,686 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hello @Cenk,

    Thank you for taking time to post this issue in Microsoft Q&A forum.

    Nowadays I am having issues opening existing projects (…).

    May I confirm that this issue doesn’t appear on any newly created project?

    Please first try to clean the project cache files/folders by removing the hidden .vs, bin and obj folders and then open the projects again.

    If it doesn’t work, please try to repair Visual Studio from VS Installer.

    Feel free to let us know if it works this time.



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