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Not able to add a BizTalk Project in Visual Studio 2008

It’s possible that you’re not able to add a biztalk project in your visual studio 2008.
The likely cause is a new visual studio 2008 installation, or it’s updated in any way.

The solution to this problem is quite simple.You could just do a repair of your BizTalk with the setup, this should do the trick.

Or another way to accomplish this is by changing the registry key [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftVisualStudio9.0Projects{FAE04EC0-301F-11d3-BF4B-00C04F79EFBC}] from ‘csproj’ to ‘csproj;btproj’.
For a 64 bit version of visual studio this would be as follows:
Somehow this key gets reset every time the Visual Studio installation is changed…