When registering a new assembly in the Plugin Registration Tool you might encounter the error “Could not load file or assembly”.

The reason you are receiving this error message is because the file is blocked. When downloading dlls from external recources, Windows might automatically block the file(s) as a security measure. When you are sure the file is trustworthy, you can unblock it by opening the properties dialog of the file (right mouse click on the file) and clicking “Unblock”.

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Unblock Windows File

After you have unblocked the file you should be able to register the assembly without a problem.

Tip: When you receive an archive (ZIP-file) containing the dlls, you can prevent Windows blocking the content by using 7zip as extraction tool (instead of the default archive viewer of Windows). This might save you some time!

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