jsinnott wrote:
Second, when starting up my first Powershell project, the designer for the PSSnapin.cs had the following complaint:

    The designer must create an instance of type 'System.Management.Automation.PSSnapIn' but it cannot because the type is declared as abstract.

Hope this is useful.

I got the exact same problem. Only installed the VB template. Using Vista x86, everything is up to date.