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Failed to initialize the unit test extension 'urn:SilkTestClassAttribute' on Windows 10 in Silk4NET

Failed to initialize the unit test extension 'urn:SilkTestClassAttribute' on Windows 10 in Silk4NET

In Silk4NET, you may experience this issue after you have upgraded your Windows 7 OS to Windows 10 without performing a clean reformat. To resolve this issue, please follow the below steps:

1.        Close the Open Agent and Visual Studio

2.        Open the Windows Registry

3.        Look under the following key

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\VisualStudio\*\Enterpris
eTools\QualityTools\TestTypes\{13cdc9d9-ddb5-4fa4-a97d-d965ccfc6d4b}\TestTypeExtensions\SilkTestClassAttribute

4.        If this does not exist, can you check the below location to see if it exists:
 
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\VisualStudio\*\EnterpriseTools\QualityT
ools\TestTypes\{13cdc9d9-ddb5-4fa4-a97d-d965ccfc6d4b}\TestTypeExtensions\SilkTestClassAttribute
 
If this exists, create the registry from step 3 with the copied information from step 4. This will ensure that this registry information exists under Wow6432Node address. 

If you now run your Silk4NET scripts, this issue should no longer occur. 

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