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Knowledgebase: Resource Central
KB0144 - Add-in registry entry and add-in settings file



Add-in entry in registry editor

When Resource Central Add-in is installed, the following information will be written in the registry:

The location of this information varies depending on installation mode and environment:

32-bit Add-in installed on 32-bit Windows or 64-bit Add-in installed on 64-bit Windows

Anyone who uses this computer HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\Addins\Add-On-Products.ResourceFinder
Only for me HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\Addins\Add-On-Products.ResourceFinder


32-bit Add-in installed on 64-bit Windows

Anyone who uses this computer HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\Addins\Add-On-Products.ResourceFinder
Only for me HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\Addins\Add-On-Products.ResourceFinder

Location of settings file

In Resource Central ver. 3.8, Add-in setting data are stored in the settings.XML file. Its location is as follows:

  • Anyone: C:\ProgramData\Add-On Products\Resource Central\Add-in
  • Only me: C:\Users\<user’s name>\AppData\Local\Add-On Products\Resource Central\Add-in

Content of settings file

These configurations are stored in the settings file in order that users can make change as they wish:

Entry Description
ResourceCentralURL URL to connect with RC backend
DefaultLocation When user sets a location to default in ResourceFinder, the new default location's id will be saved here

Level of logging:

  • 0 : no log
  • 1 : only log error
  • 2 : Error and Warning
  • 3 : Error, Warning and Information
WindowStates Dimension configured for ResourceFinder and MyMeetings window

Add-in upgrade scenarios

When you upgrade Resource Central ver. 3.7 to Resource Central ver. 3.8, all settings data in Registry are deleted and replaced with the new one in the settings.XML file.

When you upgrade an older version of Resource Central ver. 3.8 to a newer version of Resource Central ver. 3.8, all settings data in the old settings.XML file are deleted and replaced with the new one.



Applies toAdd-in versions 3 and older

Reference: TFS #21311

Knowledge base ID: 0144

Last updated: Jul 05, 2017