VS2013 .net application fails to run on Windows XP

Do you run into following error when trying to run a VS2013 .net application on Windows XP? Error: Not a valid Win32 application! This happens because the application is targeting .net framework 4.5 which is not supported on Windows XP. Target a lower framework to get your application working on XP.
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Enable/Disable XP Visual Styles for your application

Via resource editor For VC6 add this one line to your .rc file, open it in a text editor…. CREATEPROCESS_MANIFEST_RESOURCE_ID RT_MANIFEST “YourAppName.exe.manifest” YourAppName.exe.manifest should be your application’s manifest file. Or you can paste YourAppName.exe.manifest to your application folder and XP themes gets enabled. From VC8 onwards manifest file should only be in your res folder, […]
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