If you are open up a visual studio solution that contains business intelligence project such as reporting services and you are facing an error:

Make sure the application for the project type (.rptproj) is installed.

Here is a few solution you could try:

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1. Check to ensure that you have installed SQL Server component correctly. You can verify if it has been successfully install by following the following steps:

a. Open up Visual Studio 2005.
b. Click on File > New Project ...
c. Under Project Type ensure you have Business Intelligence Projects.

2. If you have issue wth Visual Studio 2003 then try this command:

C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003\Common7\IDE>devenv /resetskippkgs

 
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