Could not load file or assembly ‘System.Xml.Linq, Version=3.5.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089’ or one of its dependencies.

When starting the software an error message as below may occur: “System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Could not load file or assembly ‘System.Xml.Linq, Version=3.5.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089’ or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified.”
A Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 file System.Xml.Linq.dll or files supporting System.Xml.Linq Namespace are missing or corrupted or you do not have Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 installed on your computer.

Solution:

Try:

– Check install status .NET Framework 3.5….

– In the Command Prompt, type: “sfc /scannow” (with the quote marks) System File Checker – SFC – will scan your system and (hopefully) fix some of your system files.

– Microsoft provide a .NET Framework Repair Tool which can be downloaded from: http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/download/details.aspx?id=30135