Microsoft fixing the hardcoded, unlocalized "Application Data" subfolder when searching for .AddIn files

July 27, 2009

In the following article: INFO: Default .AddIn file locations for Visual Studio add-ins http://www.mztools.com/articles/2008/MZ2008001.aspx I mentioned the problem with one of the locations (%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Microsoft\MSEnvShared\AddIns) that hardcodes “Application Data” subfolder, when it should be localized. I reported the problem to Microsoft and it will be fixed in VS 2010 Beta 2: https://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=466756 All add-in developers […]