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SharePoint 2010 Workflow "Failed on Start"

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 12, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

I have a list workflow for SP 2010 that was previoulsy working this morning and decided to "Fail on Start" at some point.  I have done nothing to the list or workflow settings, I have just been working in SP Designer 2010 creating the WF.  I have searched high and low and have found all of the same answers that get me no where.  The suggestions include comparing the Workflow.xml and/or feature.xml to the name .dll in the GAC. 

I have no workflow.xml or feature .xml files other than what I find in my Visual Studio folders from workflows past.  This time I am not using Visual Studio.  I am using SPD 2010, does it keep those files?  Secondly, I find only one of my workflowname.dll's in the GAC, also from an old VS workflow.  My current workflow.xml, feature.xml and currentworkflow.dll files do not exist on my workstation or server.  WHAT am I missing here??? :-(


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