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AssemblyFolders (regkey) and Add Reference

Posted By:      Posted Date: April 10, 2011    Points: 0   Category :.NET Framework

It seems that VS2010 does'nt look at the HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\.NETFramework\AssemblyFolders registry folder for populating it's Add Reference dialog.

VS2008 does look here.

It seems that for VS2010 we must look at AssemblyFoldersEx, and this sub folder appears beneatch the specific version of .Net the assemblies refer to.

What puzzles me is that .Net 3.5 has no entry, only v1.0, v2.0.50727, v3.0, v3.0 SP1 and v4.0.30319.

So which of these is .Net 3.5? Is it v2.0.50727? if so why is that not numbered 3.5 ???

This was already darned confusing and this VS2010 change makes it even worse.

Does anybody know anything about all this?






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