- February 17, 2016 at 1:26 pm #35381
I have a project which can be compiled without problems on windows 7. Now I am trying to move to windows 10 and the exact same project can not be compiled on windows 10.
I have a german environment so I will try to translate the error message.
The primary reference "system.management.automation" (version 22.214.171.124) could not be resolved, because it has a dependence to Microsoft.Management.Infrastructure.Native (version 126.96.36.199) which is build on .net framework 4.5.
because of this message i tried to change my target framework to point to .net 4.5. targeting 4.5 it works fine, but because of other assemblies I need to compile everything with .net 4.
As I mentioned, on a windows 7 machine the exact same code can be compiled without any issues.
It is my first post on powershell.org and I hope this is the correct forum for my question.
Thanks in advance
AlexFebruary 18, 2016 at 10:29 am #35438
The difference is that Win10 comes with, and only runs, PowerShell v5, which itself was compiled against the later .NET Framework version. Win7 can run a variety of PowerShell versions, which have their own .NET dependencies. This is something that developers are more or less constantly dealing with – you really have to get everything lined up against a particular version. In the case of Win10, because it can only run PowerShell v5, you'll have to get everything happy running in that version.
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