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VSTO Addin's getting disabled on exception.

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  • I have an Outlook Add-in VSTO Click-Once application(take your pic of descriptions) developed in VS2010 in vb.NET. Currently the add-in gets disabled if it throws an unhandled exception. Proposed solutions thus far have failed to encompass all possible exceptions. These include releasing all objects, using Try/Catch on everything and GCcollect.

    The main issue here is that all of the possible solutions for global exception handling are not available for VSTO click-once applications.

    I have done a large amount of research on this issue and want this thread to be a place that centralizes the issue and finds a global solution or provokes Microsoft to change something.

    Let's have an open discussion here and find a solution.

    Posts in the past:

    http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/vsto/thread/6b67da02-a8f5-4747-bbb0-7676f6591a77/

    (includes even viewer logs)

    http://help.lockergnome.com/office/Outlook-constantly-disabled--ftopict876175.html

    (registry change doesn't work)


    • Edited by Ryukotsei0 Monday, June 11, 2012 4:22 PM
    Monday, June 11, 2012 4:19 PM