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How to prevent “Windows Features” popup on system start in Windows 8?

I've started installing some program but after noticing that it requires the .NET framework, I canceled the installation. Since then this popup appears whenever I start the system: How can I ...
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PowerShell will not start

I am getting this message when trying to run PowerShell Version v4.0.30319 of the .NET Framework is not installed and it is required to run version 3 of Windows PowerShell. I have tried repairing ...
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1answer
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How to install LDR version of Microsoft Windows Update

I need a sos.dll version 4.0.30319.544 and as far as I have found the only way to get one - replay the installation process of .Net framework from the beginning. I have a brand new VM with .Net ...
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0answers
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Unable to connect to URLs which were accessed before VPN was connected after Cisco VPN connects

We have a very strange situation with Cisco VPN client on Windows 7. Currently it appears like it is manifesting only with .NET applications. It is not reproducible on Macs using the same VPN. It is ...
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How to Configure own's .NET application to run under Standard User Account without administrative level with UAC enabled?

My question relates to another similar: How to configure app to run in elevated mode from Standard User Account? Generally I am curious: What should I do to configure my .NET the application to run ...
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1answer
84 views

Does the .NET Framework need to be reoptimized after upgrading to a new CPU microarchitecture?

I believe that the .NET Framework will optimize certain binaries targeting features specific to the machine it's installed on. After changing the CPU from an Intel Nehalem to a Haswell chip, should ...
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1answer
107 views

Windows 2012 Server: Enable .NET 3.5

I have a Windows 2012 Server which needs .NET 3.5 installed. For background info/solutions, please see this: ...
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Unable to install MKLC 1.4 – .NET Framework allegedly missing

I've been trying to install the Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator on Windows 8.1, but eventually there is always a message stating I need the latest .NET framework. The newest version is, however, ...
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1answer
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.NET 4.5 for Windows Embedded POSReady 2009

Is it possible to install .NET 4.5 on Windows Embedded POSReady 2009? Essentially I would like to run WPF 4.5 applications. I cannot find anything online, but as far as I understand POSReady 2009 ...
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2answers
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How to repair .NET framework 4 installation on Windows 8

My mscorlib.dll seems to be corrupt. I tried reinstalling from the standalone .NET 4 installation package, but .NET 4 is integrated into Windows 8.1. Is there a way to repair it? I have tried System ...
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1answer
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Installing a Windows Service without Visual Studio's installutil.exe

In a few days I'll be installing a Windows Service I developed on my development machine (which ultimately hosts a WCF-over-SOAP service) on a staging machine. Since I have Visual Studio 2013, I can ...
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1answer
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Windows 8.1 Maintenance: What is the “.Net Optimization”

Windows 8 and 8.1 (Professional 64-bit in my case) has an automatic maintenance mode that it periodically runs. You can see that periodically when one of the system tray icons changes appearance and ...
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1answer
45 views

Do previous versions of .NET framework come with every new version of windows?

What versions of .NET framework are in Window XP, 7 or 8?Some programs require a framework on Windows 8, but not on 7. It seems like there is no backward compatibility of .NET versions between ...
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0answers
107 views

failed to open xml file , system error : -2147924786

I am trying to install a .msi file which requires me to install .net 4.0 and enable IIS compatibility, bur after doing so it tries to install but throws the above mentioned error and rolls back from ...
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1answer
100 views

Is this an error or a malware?

I'm running Windows 7 64 bit. Yesterday I asked this question. No need to read it. Right now, my anti virus, detects no virus however I am experiencing 2 issues: When i start windows, the screen ...
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1answer
444 views

Installing mRemoteNG on Windows 8

When I try to install mremoteNG on Windows 8 i am getting mremoteng requires microsoft .net framework 3.0. When i download .net framework and start it cant Connect to internett. Any tips on how to ...
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1answer
62 views

DotNet patches relevant to OS or applications

I have doubts regarding DotNet patches, which are released over MS Security Bulletins, #patchtuesaday. Do we have to update all DotNet patches which are released over #patchthuesday? Are they really ...
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2answers
195 views

How to avoid receiving .NET 4+ through Windows Update?

For compatibility reasons, I need my system (Windows 7) without any .NET higher than 3.5. Unfortunately, it seems that Windows Update will automatically update the .NET framework. While I can ...
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3answers
355 views

Play MIDI via virtual device?

I have a program that plays MIDI files and allows me to select from installed MIDI devices on machine. Right now I only have the standard MIDI that comes with windows. My question is if it's possible ...
0
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0answers
63 views

.NET DirectoryNotFoundException mounted disk in task scheduler

I have a .NET application as a scheduled task that moves some zip files from the server to a mounted disk. If I run the exe myself (admin) the process works just fine. When de application is executed ...
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2answers
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Installing .Net Framework 3.5 SP1 on Windows 8 x64 fails and dism at 65.8% with error code 0x800f081f

I am using Windows 8 x64 and would like to install the .NET Framework 3.5. I've downloaded the full package dotnetfx35 from http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=25150. Installation ...
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1answer
656 views

What to consider when manually removing a MSI installation?

I'm dealing with a failing uninstall/upgrade of a very old MSI installation. So my intention was to manually remove the old installation by some kind of removal tool, preferable written in dotnet. ...
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1answer
177 views

Is it safe to delete the directory left over from a .NET install?

I might have misapprehended the situation. If so, please edit the question title. At some point a directory called f83db84ff30a71d92e has been left in my C:\ folder. It contains a bunch of ...
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1answer
231 views

Difference between the Windows User Name Format in Domain and Workgroup?

On Windows Domain I know the default user name format is domain\username. But on workgroup I ma little confused. For example, running a .NET application on development server gives me, my app is ...
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2answers
128 views

Make Lotus Notes mail sent by .NET program save sent mail to a different folder

I have a .NET program that runs on my PC (Windows XP Pro) that periodically sends automated email messages through my Lotus Notes client. Is there a way in my .NET code that I can tell it to save the ...
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1answer
730 views

Cannot (re)install version 4 of .net framework on Windows XP

On Windows XP, SP3, I had 4 auto updates that would run and then immediately get scheduled again because they needed to run. No errors reported, they just ran over and over. I tried doing them ...
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How to enable .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8 without downloading it?

Since I installed Windows 8 Preview on my personal computer, during the installation of some programs and drivers (Windows 7 ones) it started to pop me a message warning that .NET Framework 3.5 was ...
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1answer
66 views

why event viewer is not opening?

while double clicking the event viewer from Administrative tools I got the following prompt: How to resolve the issue ?
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1answer
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Windows 8 update error code 80072EFE? What's the solution?

I keep getting the error code 80072EFE and windows is not installing 11 important updates. Also .NET framework 3.5 is not getting installed it keeps saying that its not able to download. My internet ...
0
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2answers
270 views

Is there a way to run a .Net application without running windows?

I've got a .Net application that runs as a service. I'd like to run it on a machine that is dedicated to that service. For other machines that have a very dedicated purpose, I use instance of Windows ...
2
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1answer
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Does Win Server 2008 R2 SP1 have .NET Framework 3.5 sp1?

After a normal installation without any updates, does a win server 2008 R2 with SP1 including the .net framework 3.5 or 3.5 with sp1+?
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How do I set an executable's working directory via the command line, prior to executing it?

If I run a program on the command line whose location is resolved through the Path environment variable, the program's working directory is generally set to its installation directory. I would like ...
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1answer
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Install .NET Framework 3.5 on Mac through Crossover (Wine)?

I'm trying to run a piece of software (ConnectWise PSA) on my Mac without having to run Parallels. I'm running Parallels now, but want to get away from it if possible. I use CrossOver, a Windows ...
0
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1answer
735 views

unable to upgrade .NET framework 4

Upgrade for the Jabra Desktop client on Windows 7 32bit fails because of .NET 4 There is a discussion on msdn with an error similar to mine but without any resolution. The error says - Process exited ...
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1answer
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Visual Studio 2010 Professional - repair installation, will it lose updates?

This is a specific example of a general question that often puzzles me on Windows. I am having problems with Visual Studio 2010, so I need to try to repair it. There are two items in the Programs ...
3
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3answers
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How to determine application uses which registry value?

I am having a software which uses some registry value. Everytime I install this application to another machine this application forces many "agree, disagree windows." So it takes too much time ? Is ...
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2answers
246 views

Are there any light weight text editors (like Notepad) but with alternate background color?

I'm searching for my programming tool, i.e. a text editor. I like Notepad very much but I want a text editor with alternate background color for each line. Just like the background of the picture ...
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2answers
374 views

Windows 7 Update .NET Framework failure

I have a problem updating a Windows 7 machine with KB2518870. This update is for .NET Framework 4.0. It fails! What should I do? Ignore? Uninstall .NET Framework and then try the update? Use a ...
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0answers
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.NET Application Window Disappears but Keeps Running

We have written a Windows application in C# .NET. It works fine, but once every couple of months, for no apparent reason, the GUI window will disappear while the app is running. The app keeps ...
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Is .NET upgraded as part of Windows Update?

Wikipedia provides short and long lists of the default versions of the .NET framework on various versions of Windows. Are any of these upgraded automatically through Windows Update? EDIT: I ...
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1answer
190 views

Removing old .net installs before updating

I am planning install .net 4 on my xp machine. I found I have the following .net version on my machine: .net Compact Framework2.0 SP2, .net Compact Framework3.5 .net Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 ...
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2answers
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Do these Windows installation come with .NET, and if so, which versions?

There's piece of software that requires one of the two following versions of Windows: Windows XP Pro SP3 Vista SP1 Ultimate And I'm trying to figure out if these instances of Windows by default ...
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0answers
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.Net Framework 4 Client Profile and Windows update default settings

(Although not a programming question, I ask it here because it seems to be a concern for developers even more than for power users.) The questions below are actually three questions each one - for ...
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5answers
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Do I need all Microsoft .NET Framework versions?

I have 4 Microsoft .NET Framework versions: 1.1 2.0 Service Pack 2 3.0 Service Pack 2 3.5 SP1 Do I need them all?
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1answer
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delete file in ProgramData folder under Win7

I am using Windows 7 with one of the Administrators accounts. I cannot open and delete a file in theProgramData\Micrsoft\Crypto\RSA\MachineKey folder. But I can add a new file into it. I tried to ...
1
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1answer
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Unable To Install SQL Server 2008 On Windows 7 & Windows XP

For the last five hours I've been trying to install Microsoft SQL Server 2008, first on Windows 7 and then Windows XP. Both have had the same issue. Even before the installation starts, an error ...
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1answer
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What's Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client and Why is it Taking Over My Computer?

During some application process or another, I was forcefully encouraged to download and install Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client. After canceling the installation, future installations of a lot of ...
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1answer
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Disable .NET in windows XP without deleting it?

I want to disable all .net come with windows but without uninstalling it. There is aspnet_regiis.exe -u for some version, but how can I disable all versions and then re enable them? Also, how can I ...
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2answers
147 views

Will future versions of Windows have latest versions of .Net and Silverlight installed or are there legal reasons not to?

I read that some versions of .Net do come pre-installed on Windows 7. To be consistent, shouldn't that mean that the latest version of .Net and Silverlight should come pre-installed on Windows? As a ...
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1answer
455 views

What could stop a .net program from running on a PC?

We have a .net 3.5 SP1 application and one of our users cannot run the program. They get the Windows dialog: "X has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly...". ...