From one of my favorite programmer fail sites, The Daily WTF (republished with permission):

“We have some notoriously bad code in our project,” wrote Robby Lann, ” so much so that the Compiler throws a ‘SHEEIT’ Exception and advises us to start over.”

 

Error  7 

A problem occurred while trying to set the "Resources" parameter 
for the IDE's in-process compiler. External component has thrown 
an exception.

Error  8 

The "Vbc" task failed unexpectedly.

System.Runtime.InteropServices.SHEEITException:
External component has thrown an exception.
at Microsoft.Build.Tasks.Hosting.IVbcHostObject.EndInitialization()
at Microsoft.Build.Tasks.Vbc.InitializeHostCompiler(IVbcHostObject vbcHostObject)
at Microsoft.Build.Tasks.Vbc.InitializeHostObject()
at Microsoft.Build.Utilities.ToolTask.Execute()
at Microsoft.Build.BuildEngine.TaskEngine.ExecuteInstantiatedTask(EngineProxy 
   engineProxy, ItemBucket bucket, TaskExecutionMode howToExecuteTask, 
   ITask task, Boolean& taskResult)

Error  9 

Visual Basic compiler is unable to recover from the following error: System Error 
&Hc0000005& (Visual Basic internal compiler error)
Save your work and restart Visual Studio.

Error  11 

A problem occurred while trying to set the "Resources" parameter for the IDE's 
in-process compiler. External component has thrown an exception.  

Error  12    

The "Vbc" task failed unexpectedly.

System.Runtime.InteropServices.SEHException: External component has thrown an exception.
at Microsoft.Build.Tasks.Hosting.IVbcHostObject.EndInitialization()
at Microsoft.Build.Tasks.Vbc.InitializeHostCompiler(IVbcHostObject vbcHostObject)
at Microsoft.Build.Tasks.Vbc.InitializeHostObject()
at Microsoft.Build.Utilities.ToolTask.Execute()
at Microsoft.Build.BuildEngine.TaskEngine.ExecuteInstantiatedTask(EngineProxy engineProxy, 
   ItemBucket bucket, TaskExecutionMode howToExecuteTask, ITask task, Boolean& taskResult)      

Error  13    

A problem occurred while trying to set the "Resources" parameter for the IDE's 
in-process compiler. External component has thrown an exception.

Error  14    

The "Vbc" task failed unexpectedly.
System.Runtime.InteropServices.SEHException: External component has thrown an exception.
at Microsoft.Build.Tasks.Hosting.IVbcHostObject.EndInitialization()
at Microsoft.Build.Tasks.Vbc.InitializeHostCompiler(IVbcHostObject vbcHostObject)
at Microsoft.Build.Tasks.Vbc.InitializeHostObject()
at Microsoft.Build.Utilities.ToolTask.Execute()
at Microsoft.Build.BuildEngine.TaskEngine.ExecuteInstantiatedTask(EngineProxy engineProxy, 
   ItemBucket bucket, TaskExecutionMode howToExecuteTask, ITask task, Boolean& taskResult)      
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