MZ-Tools Articles Series: HOWTO Launch a process with admin rights from a Visual Studio 2008 add-in on Windows Vista

April 30, 2009

On Windows Vista with the User Account Control (UAC) feature enabled, processes that need to run with admin rights prompt the user for consent (either with a “OK” action if the user is already an admin running as standard user, or with an admin password request if the user is not an admin at all). While […]


MZ-Tools Articles Series: HOWTO: Debug add-ins for the macros IDE

April 28, 2009

My latest article is about debugging add-ins for the Macros IDE, which is far from evident. HOWTO: Debug add-ins for the macros IDE http://www.mztools.com/articles/2009/MZ2009005.aspx


The strange case of Microsoft.mshtml assembly missing

April 17, 2009

I received the following bug report from a customer: System.IO.FileNotFoundException: File or assembly name Microsoft.mshtml, or one of its dependencies, was not found. My MZ-Tools add-in references this component. Actually it doesn’t use it  (it was for future HTML/ASP.NET support) but that doesn’t matter. AFAIK, that component was installed by every installation of Visual Studio, […]