Updating the Windows Azure SDK 1.5 to Windows Azure SDK for .NET does not Update mswacdmi.dll Properly
Updated: November 11, 2011
Applies to: Windows Azure SDK for .NET - November 2011
Symptom: The mswacdmi.dll is not added to the GAC correctly during the upgrade to Windows Azure SDK for .NET. This can be verified by running the command:
gacutil /l | findstr /spin "mswacdmi"
Cause: The Windows Installer RemoveExistingProducts action failed during the upgrade as described in the knowledge base article at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/905238.
Resolution: Reinstall the compute emulator.
Open the Control Panel.
Click Programs and Features.
Right click Windows Azure Emulators – November 2011.
Follow the steps in the wizard to reinstall the compute emulator.