How do I manually install an assembly - DLL file - into the Global Assembly Cache?
To manually install a new DLL file into the GAC (NS6 physical path is %windir%\assembly\gac, NS7 uses %windir%\assembly\gac_msil):
Occassionally, this may encounter an error (due to the file being locked by some process that was not shutdown) which Explorer does not report back. Usually if the file is locked Explorer will tell you, but there are times where it does not. To workaround this: