A reference to a higher version or incompatible assembly cannot be added to the project

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If you face this error message while adding a reference to your project in Visual Studio try the following steps. In File Explorer go to the directory of the DLL you are trying to add as reference. Right Click and select properties Click on UnBlock Button Go to Visual Studio and again try to add the file as reference. Now you shouldn't see this issue. Note: I faced the error message "A reference to a higher version or incompatible assembly cannot be added to the project" while … [Read more...]