The strange case of VisualStudio.DTE.9.0 registry key missing for Visual Studio 2008 Professional

February 26, 2011

The other day I received a bug report from a customer of my MZ-Tools 6.0 add-in because the setup was not detecting any installation of Visual Studio while he claimed that he had Visual Studio 2008 Professional. The setup of that version of MZ-Tools detects the installation of Visual Studio versions checking the existence of […]


The strange case of InvalidCastException in Microsoft.VisualStudio.PlatformUI.Automation.CommandBarCustomizer.Remove of VS 2010

February 26, 2011

At the time of this writing, this is still an unsolved case, but I am posting it anyway with the hope that some day someone can solve it. Since I included support for Visual Studio 2010 in my add-in MZ-Tools 6.0, I have received bug reports from three customers with this exception: System.InvalidCastException: Specified cast […]