Jun 7 2014 :: by Alex
Another post for developers reading this blog. If you think these posts do not belong here, please leave a comment, and I'll consider moving my development articles to a separate blog.

If your WatiN tests started failing, the "ContainsText" property always returns "false", you get System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException when running tests - one fix would be to run Visual Studio as Adminstrator.

Another - to enable the protected mode for local-sites:

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