WatiN annoying Interop issue

For some of the tests I wanted to write with SpecFlow, I decided to use WatiN, a library for web application testing. For some reasons, I kept on getting the following error when running my tests:


error: Could not load file or assembly 'Interop.SHDocVw, Version=1.1.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=db7cfd3acb5ad44e' or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified.

This was particularly annoyng since I had installed WatiN through NuGet.

Turns out this is a known issue tied to the way WatiN.Core is signed. To move past this problem, select Interop.SHDocVw on the references folder of your project and set the “Embed Interop Types” property to False.

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WatiN annoying Interop issue

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