After reinstalling VS2022 community, it says it needs to install .net core but then get's hung up

Peter Goossens 0 Reputation points

I reinstalled VS2022 community. I can create new projects, but if I try to open that or an older project, it says it needs to install .net core. It then goes on to load designer and gets hung up. Problem seems to be related with form1. All classes open, but when I try to open form1, the above problem starts

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  1. Tianyu Sun-MSFT 27,031 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hello @Peter Goossens,

    Welcome to Microsoft Q&A forum.

    Is that older project based on .NET Core? Maybe .NET Core 3.0, 3.1?

    I suggest firstly close VS, open VS Installer, click Modify, switch to Individual components and search for key word .NET Core. Since old framework like .NET Core is out of support, you may need to install it manually/separately.

    If it doesn’t work, please try to download and install the .NET Core from here: Download .NET(scroll down and expand Out of support versions).

    Please also try to close the solution(File > Close Solution) and reopen your project, see if the issue disappears.

    Best Regards,


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