I keep forgetting exact GAC folders’ locations and whenever I try to Google this information it is always buried under some layers of misunderstanding and confused discussions. This steams from the fact that there are different locations depending on .NET version and bitness of your assemblies. So I’m just jotting down all the locations here … GAC folders
The other day I was about to build some tiny K2 test project using old-fashioned thick designer UI K2 Studio which I still prefer to use whenever I need to build some little K2 process. Unfortunately I bumped into this error: Error message politely informs us about this: Method not found: ‘Microsoft. Build. BuildEngine BuildItem … “Method not found error” when attempting to add a new item into K2 Studio project
Today I was asked by my colleague something on the lines “Do I need to restart K2 host server service if I added “NewtonJson.dll into GAC?” This is quite an interesting question which I would re-phrase as “Do I need to restart K2 host server service if I added DLL X in location Y?” Unfortunately … Do I need to restart K2 host service if I added “NewtonJson.dll into GAC?
Most annoying and confusing part of installing K2 coldfixes (those which involve manual steps) is adding/removing assemblies from GAC – I keep seeing people utterly confused by this process and even despite doing this regularly myself keep bumping into different hurdles from time to time. And judging by amount of questions in the Internet a … Uninstalling assembly from .NET v2 GAC – Assembly Cache Viewer “Access Denied”
Just a quick note on how to browse physical location of Windows GAC. Normally if you browse to C:\Windows\Assembly using Windows Explorer it will give you this specialized view which looks similar to this: You may saw the same behavior for Fonts folder also. So what’s wrong about this view? Well it doesn’t show you actual … How to browse C:\Windows\Assembly like normal folder