Visual Studio 2022 LNK1104 Error - The file is .exe.manifest

Tyler 5 Reputation points
2023-05-11T02:25:04.2033333+00:00

When attempting to run or debug my C/C++ project in VS I get a build error LNK1104: cannot open file 'res/[project_name].exe.manifest'. I see that this is a common problem (specifically with .lib and .obj files but cannot find anyone talking about it regarding to manifest files.

Is there any possible fixes to my problem? I do not believe my project is open in anything else, I even tried restarting my File Explorer. The only antivirus is the built-in windows defender.

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