compiler error

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    compiler error

    I am new to C++ and C and I have to compile this DLL for a project at work. When I go to compile it I get this error.

    Build : warning : failed to (or don't know how to) build 'C:\CSTUFF\VSCAN\vscan\Debug\vscan.pch'
    Compiling...
    vscan.cpp
    c:\cstuff\vscan\vscan\vscan.cpp(17) : fatal error C1083: Cannot open precompiled header file: 'Debug/vscan.pch': No such file or directory
    Error executing cl.exe.

    vscan.obj - 1 error(s), 1 warning(s)

    I have created a win32 dll before when I was experimenting and trying to learn how to do it and I never ran into this problem before. I created it the same way, so I don't know why I wouldn't be able to create the vscan.pch file. Can anyone shed some light on this for me? Thanks.

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    If you are using VC++, go to Project Settings, under the C/C++ tab, and search for Use precompiled headers. select Dont use from the popup list. It will fix ur problem

    Cya

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