How to Turn ON WRN Assembly Binding Logging

This guide will help you turn on assembly binding logging. This logging allows detailed information regarding an assembly binding and any related issues to be logged. Enabling assembly binding logging can help developers quickly troubleshoot and solve any binding issues that arise.

Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. Open the Registry Editor.
  • To do so, press the Windows Key + R on your keyboard, type regedit into the text box and press Enter.
  1. Navigate to the Registry Key for assembly binding logging in the registry editor:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Fusion
  1. In the Fusion folder (see image below), right-click on the right-hand pane and select New and then DWORD (32-bit) Value.
  • This will create a new key called New Value #1
  • Rename this value key to EnableLog.
  1. Double-click on the EnableLog key, change the value data to 1 and click OK.
  2. Now, right-click the right-hand pane and select New -> DWORD (32-bit) Value.
  • This creates a key called New Value #1
  • Rename this value to ForceLog.
  1. Double-click on the ForceLog key, change the value data to 1 and click OK.
  2. Close the Registry Editor.


Q: Do I need to restart my computer after making the changes?

A: No, you do not need to restart your computer. The changes will take effect immediately.

Q: Where are the log files stored?

A: Assembly binding logging will store the log files in the %windir%\assembly\LOGS directory.

Q: Does assembly binding logging have any performance impact?

A: No, assembly binding logging does not have any performance impact.


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