Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Extract DLLs from GAC easily

If you need to extract files from GAC, you can map the c:\windows\assembly folder to a new drive using the subst cmd and then accessing the newly created drive with the windows explorer.

c:\> subst j: c:\windows\assembly

To Undo, simply use

c:\> subst /d j:

Thanks Guille Kaveckis for the tip. Saved me hours.

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