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Error: System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Could not load file or assembly

Blog Post created by aaron.labiosa@nintex.com Champion on Oct 14, 2014

Products: Nintex Workflow 2013, Nintex Workflow 2010, Nintex Workflow 2007

 

Summary

The error "Nintex.Workflow.NWException: Failed to load common data item assembly 'AssemblyName, Version=1.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=0000000000000000'. ---> System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Could not load file or assembly 'AssemblyName, Version=1.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=0000000000000000' or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified.  File name: 'AssemblyName, Version=1.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=0000000000000000'"

 

Symptom

The following error occurs.

"System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Could not load file or assembly”

 

Cause

One of the servers in the farm does not have the referenced assembly installed in the Global Assembly Cache (GAC).

 

Resolution

Ensure that each server in the farm that is running the Foundation Workflow Timer Service is also running the Foundation Web Application Service and that the server has the referenced assembly installed in the GAC.

 

GAC Locations:

 

  • SharePoint 2007/2010: "C:\Windows\Assembly"
  • SharePoint 2013: "C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\assembly"

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