Visual Studio has been installed as a TS Aware application. But when DEVs used the option “register for COM intercop” from Project properties, they started to face Registry conflicts. In fact, this option calls “regasm.exe” which will register the DLL path into the “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE” Windows Registry and leads to conflict as they are used by […]

Visual Studio’s product key is stored into the Registry. The path is: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE > Wow6432Node > Microsoft > VisualStudio > 11.0 > Registration > 2000.0×0000 > PIDKEY For info: 11.0 = VS 2012 10.0 = VS 2010 9.0 = VS 2008 8.0 = VS 2005 7.0 = VS .NET