Installing Enterprise Library, GAT/GAX, CAB and factories under Windows Vista

Tom Hollander has posted some usefull tips for installing GAT/GAX and factories under Windows Vista. The same applies to Enterprise Library and CAB

Basically you need to run everything as Administrator.

Another important aspect is that, if you accept the default installation paths of Enterprise Library and CAB, you need also to run Visual Studio 2005 as Administrator when building this solutions. This is because Windows Vista restricts the access to “Program Files” folder.

For more related information see also this post from Hugo Ribeiro.


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