Sign a non strong named assembly

If your assembly is signed by strong name key file you will have problems calling non strong named assemblies. You can bypass this with reflection, but it adds a couple of other issues.

There's another possibility. And that is to sign a non strong named assembly using MSIL.

Here are the steps:

1. Obtain MSIL of the given non signed assembly:
C:\ildasm NonSigned.dll /
2. Rename the original assebmly to prevent it from getting overwritten.

3. Rebuild the assembly from IL.
C:\ILASM /DLL /KEY:MyStrongKey.snk

Credits goes to Jayant D. Kulkarni who posted this in a comment over at CodeProject.

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