Workaround for 0x8007007e when trying to to locate an instance of Visual Studio

added by DotNetKicks
11/15/2018 1:56:29 PM

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We are investigating how a particular rare problem occurs that can prevent clients like VSIXInstaller.exe, vswhere.exe, and others from finding any Visual Studio instance that results in an error similar to the following: This is the CLSID for the Visual Studio Installer query API, and despite being registered the COM server DLL is missing.