error PRJ0003 : Error spawning 'midl.exe'.

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    error PRJ0003 : Error spawning 'midl.exe'.

    I am getting this error when compiling CxImage (opensource image library)

    What is it and does anybody know how I can fix it?

    Deleting intermediate and output files for project 'AxImage', configuration 'Debug|Win32'
    Creating Type Library...
    Project : error PRJ0003 : Error spawning 'midl.exe'.
    Last edited by Welder; 11-07-2007 at 10:55 PM.

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    did you work with vc express?

    try to install the sdk package, or try to get a non-express edition.

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    I am using express, and I did get the sdk, and I found midl.exe on my computer, and my compiler directories point to the sdk but it still does it.

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    A quick google using 'PRJ0003+midl.exe'

    This help?

    http://forums.microsoft.com/MSDN/Sho...57759&SiteID=1
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