GhostDoc exe doesn't detect Visual Studio 2017
Problem reported by Rami Abughazaleh - September 3 at 2:14 PM
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GhostDoc.v2019.2.19200.VS2010-VS2017.exe doesn't detect Visual Studio 2017 or Visual Studio 2019.


Windows 10 (64-bit)
Visual Studio 2017 15.9.15
Visual Studio 2019 16.2.3

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Misha Zhutov Replied
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Hello, 

The EXE setup does not detect Visual Studio 2019, only VSIX works with it. 
Do you have HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\VisualStudio\SxS\VS7->15.0 registry value?
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Rami Abughazaleh Replied
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Thank you.

I have the registry value "15.0" in "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\VisualStudio\SxS\VS7" with data "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2017\SQL\".

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2017\SQL\" is an empty directory.

That registry value may have been (incorrectly) set by (installing) SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) for Visual Studio 2017.

When I manually set that registry value to "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2017\Enterprise\", the exe can now detect Visual Studio 2017.

Thank you.

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