Category Archives: Development

BizTalk – Failed to install assembly into the global assembly cache. Result Code: -2146234300

If you see the following error when you try to install a new assembly into the GAC as part of deploying to BizTalk…

Failed to install assembly into the global assembly cache. Result Code: -2146234300

The fix it probably to ensure that you have signed your assembly.
Add your .snk file to the project, right click the project and view its properties, select signing, and ensure you are singing using your key.
Rebuild and redeploy.

Visual studio error – “error occurred during difference operation: cannot execute the configured tool”

Today my Visual Studio 2013’s corporate licence key “went stale”. I was unable to use VS until I had linked it to my company’s corporate/bulk licence.

VS presented me with this screen:
VS 2013 licence Problem - Copy

I fixed this by signing-in to MSDN using an account crereated using my corporate email address. This gave me 90 days’ grace, during which time I need to have someone link this account tot he corporate pool.

This seems unnecessarily difficult. Continue reading