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IRegistrationServices Interface

Provides a set of services for registering and unregistering managed assemblies for use from COM.

Namespace:  System.Runtime.InteropServices
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public interface IRegistrationServices

The IRegistrationServices type exposes the following members.

Public methodGetManagedCategoryGuidReturns the GUID of the COM category that contains the managed classes.
Public methodGetProgIdForTypeRetrieves the COM ProgID for a specified type.
Public methodGetRegistrableTypesInAssemblyRetrieves a list of classes in an assembly that would be registered by a call to RegisterAssembly.
Public methodRegisterAssemblyRegisters the classes in a managed assembly to enable creation from COM.
Public methodRegisterTypeForComClientsRegisters the specified type with COM using the specified GUID.
Public methodTypeRepresentsComTypeDetermines whether the specified type is a COM type.
Public methodTypeRequiresRegistrationDetermines whether the specified type requires registration.
Public methodUnregisterAssemblyUnregisters the classes in a managed assembly.

Registration is needed when the objects within an assembly are being used by COM clients.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.