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The docs say the <probing> element needs to refer to subdirectories of
the application main directory. My windows application needs to locate
an assembly in a directory above the application directory. Is it
possible? Can I use the <probing> element to locate an assembly
anywhere on the machine?

Robert Scheer
Jul 21 '05 #1
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My windows application needs to locate
an assembly in a directory above the application directory. Is it
Yes, if you load it explicitly with Assembly.LoadFr om(), or create a
new appdomain and set its base directory to the assembly location.

Can I use the <probing> element to locate an assembly
anywhere on the machine?



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