The .NET Framework is a software framework for Microsoft Windows operating systems. It includes a large library, and it supports several programming languages which allows language interoperability

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How to start an application when user logon

I have an .net application which I would like to start automaticallly when a user log into a computer. Now this application needs to be started when the user log on. I know I can put this into the ...
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Installing .NET 4.0 Framework on Wine using Winetricks

I use Xubuntu 12.04 and I installed Wine 1.4. I am now trying to install the .NET 4.0 Framework using Winetricks. I use this command sudo sh winetricks dotnet40 But I get this error wine cmd.exe / ...
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Relocating .NET global assembly cache?

Is it possible, and how, to relocate the .NET global assembly cache? I'd like to do this to put this cache in a faster drive. Resource Monitor is showing me that these files are very often read, and ...
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Quickly install the latest .NET framework with all updates

Whenever I install the .NET framework in a new Windows installation there is a huge number of updates to download from Windows Update. I go through the Windows Update process once, reboot, then find ...
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How to uninstall .NET CF 3.5 if remove from control panel failed?

I was working on a program and while I am deploying the power went out. When the power back on I can't run/debug my .NET 3.5 program on target Windows CE anymore. I am trying to remove .NET CF 3.5 ...
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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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outlook 2007: adding new employees automatically/programmatically?

we have about 300 employees and we are hiring like crazy. is it possible to programmatically add new contacts to every employees' address books as new hires come in?
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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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.Net Framework Assistant 1.0 on Firefox 3.6.10 fail

I have 2 computers with the same OS setup, Windowx XP SP3 running firefox 3.6.10 and one has .Net Framework Assistant 1.0 installed and working on the firefox complements and the 2nd one has it saying ...
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.net Applications hang for several seconds

In a company I have installed 3 .net Applications. 2 use windows forms, one uses WPF. A couple of weeks ago, some users begun to complain that the 2 win-forms based applications periodicaly hang for ...
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Symbol which looks like . (dot) but is classified as letter in unicode

Iam writing my bachelor thesis at the moment. The problem for me is now the spellchecker (I use Open Office but this is a general problem) won't recognize .NET as a valid word. A also cannot add it to ...
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Visual Studio 2010 Installation

Ok, so I have installed a copy of VS2010 Professional but suppose I want to get Ultimate or even Premium. How would I install it such that it upgrades rather than a new program?
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Is it possible to install Photomatix under wine?

Is it possible to install Photomatix under wine? I'm running Ubuntu 9.04, and I've tried both the default download and the embedded .net version. The first attempts to install the .net framework ...
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Warning while running NGen: “Cannot hardbind to System.Core”

While running ngen on the dll's that constitute our product, one in particular comes up with this message: 1> Compiling assembly C:\folder\component.dll (CLR v4.0.30319) ... 1>WARNING: ...
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Could not uninstall Net framework 4.5.1

When I tried to uninstall framework 4.5.1, I got this problem as shown by this picture I had tried Net CleanUp, but the problem still remains. In my computer, I already installed framework 4 and ...
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Automating changeset merges in TFS based on work-item workflow

I'm working to automate our merge process for changesets related to specific work items, but I'm kind of at a loss as to where to start. Disclaimer: I'm almost completely new to TFS and DevOps ...
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Windows 8.1 crashes on almost every program

Long story short, I am experiencing often programs crashes on my Windows 8.1 installation. It is orignal Windows taken from MDSN AA site for free (only for students). I have only installed neccessary ...
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.Net Specific PerfMon Counter Missing

I do have another issue with Perfmon data. On below screen you can see my Prod Box has all .Net Perfmon Data available while on Dev box it's missing. I thought it could be missing Registry ...
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Silent install of .NET 4.0 on Windows Embedded Standard 7

I want to perform a silent install of the .NET 4.0 framework on a Windows Embedded Standard 7 installation. This means I want to use the Image Configuration Editor (ICE) to perform this. I already ...
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How to install .NET Framework 3.0 on Windows XP Embedded SP3

How to install .NET Framework 3.0 on Windows XP Embedded SP3 without re-building the installation image? I have read that one of the options is to install the "Update Rollup 1.0 for Windows XP ...
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Running IIS in debug mode

I need to start IIS in debug mode, but I also need to run in a specific app pool (one that has .NET 4.0 and allows 32-bit apps). When I run my app, IIS runs w3wp.exe with the following command line ...
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Can't install .NET 4.0 - error code 1406.

I am trying to install .NET framework 4.0 under Windows 7 but am getting an error with code 1406. I checked the logs: MSI (C:\a002a771e38ece7cca\netfx_Core_x64.msi) Installation failed. Msi Log: ...
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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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Service recovery not triggered on “A timeout was reached” error for a .NET service?

A C# service that I have authored will occasionally not automatically start on VMs that are booting up -- we see the "A timeout was reached while waiting for the service to connect" entry in the Event ...
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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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Changing .net languagepack on Swedish Windows 7 home premium

Im running Windows 7 Home Premium Swedish but im trying to get .net 2.0 to display in English Google tells me to uninstall the languagepack for .net but there isn't one avaliable since it seems that ...
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PDF to PDF/A converter and validator for .NET or Linux

I want to convert PDFs to PDF/A under either Windows or Linux. If Windows I want a managed .NET library (with a DLL, not installation). If Linux then the validation file must be readable for code. ...
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Keep files in Windows' file system cache?

I noticed that even the most basic Winform application (ie. just a window, with no extra modules) still takes several seconds to load after creating its machine code equivalent through Ngen. I guess ...
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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 ...
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.NET Framework in Wine

I need .NET Framework 3 (Sony Vegas Pro needs it) but I can't install it cause Wine errors. I have a Virtualbox VM with .NET 3 on it, I copied all the files in the Wine C: drive, and imported the reg ...
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Can you make Windows treat an external display exactly like an internal one?

I have Windows 7 Home 64-bit and a monitor attached to my desktop over DVI. Is there any way to make the system think that there is no external display attached or to make it think that the display ...
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Run a program in XP compatibility on Win 7 *without* admin rights

I have a VB.NET program I wrote which uses Process.Start() to launch an '.ARTask' file associated with BMC Remedy User. For reasons beyond the scope of this question (someone else had the same problem ...
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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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Task Manager, Process Explorer, or similar tool: monitoring and managing CLR threads

Is there a tool out there that allows to see managed threads as they are running in CLR? Ideally, I would like to see CPU load, state, managed name, and managed id, hopefully even if the thread ...
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is it safe to delete SetupCache from .Net 4 installation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Very large unknown (to me) files in .NET 4.0 directory I got this directory: c:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\SetupCache\ which is 228 MB in size... yes.. ...
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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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Why is Process Explorer not showing the .Net information in the .Net columns?

I see the process but the Heap Bytes, Gen 0 Collection cols are blank. Can someone tell me how to fix this?
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Windows can not access specific file, path, or file, you may not have the appropriate permission to access them

the OS of my machine is XPSP3, then I ghost it to Win2008 server, but when I run a exe or access some folder on partion D, it pops up "Windows can not access specific file, path, or file, you may not ...
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Problem Installing .Net Framework 3.5 on XP

I used to have Visual Studio 2008 installed on my XP Laptop. I used Add/Remove Programs to remove the program because I had some serious disk space issues. I am now trying to reinstall Visual Studio ...
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Visual Studio + Localhost: How to manage multiple projects and image paths?

I am working with VS 2008 + IIS7 and testing my local machine. I have multiple projects fetched via VSS. The project images are relative to the root "/images/...", but on my local server that ends up ...
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impossible to install Framework 3.5

few days ago I formatted one of my computers (XP Home SP2 with prior updates installed). Now I am trying to install NET Framework 3.5, but display this error: [03/21/10,17:19:36] Microsoft .NET ...
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Installing .NET 4 Beta 2 results in Access Denied

I'm getting an Error Code 5: Access Denied error when trying to install .NET 4 Beta 2. The machine is Windows 7 x64 (RTM), I'm a local admin with UAC as off as it can be. The error log gives me no ...
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.NET 2.0 won't install Windows 98

I'm trying to install .NET Framework v2.0 on my Windows 98 PC, but when I run the installer, the following error dialog appears twice: The INSTALL.EXE file is linked to missing export OLEAUT32.DLL: ...
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Why does installing Visual Studio 2010 beta require a restart?

Why does Visual Studio 2010 require installation with MSI and reboot just in order to make it work, where Eclipse, which is based on similar architecture (JVM instead of the CLR) requires just pasting ...
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Is the disassembly shown by Visual studio actually assembly?

Sometimes when I debug using visual studio, I get this option no source code available, show disassembly, which when clicked shows stuff like this 0000001f test eax,eax 00000021 je ...
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.Net Framework issues on Windows 7 (probably after a gone-wrong SP1 update?) - Event Viewer won't work, nor Zune

I'm having problems running Event Viewer (wherever I open it, a "unable to create snap-in" error pops-up, the error details something as CLSID: FX:{b05566ad-fe9c-4363-be05-7a4cbb7cb510}) and other ...
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Can I remove old installs of dot net framework when installing a new version?

I'm running out of disk space and could not install version 4 of the dot net framework so I'm thinking of removing old installs (2 and 3 with service packs) to make room for the newer version. Will ...
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UPX and .NET executables

Can UPX (upx.sourceforge.net) compact .net executables/dlls ?
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Has anyone heard anything about Mono and .NET 4 bytecode support?

As you know, Microsoft has released .NET 4, which compiles to different bytecode than .NET 2 (and 3, 3.5). I know that Mono uses the same bytecode format as .NET 2, meaning that, under certain ...
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setreg.exe for Windows 7

I want to use setreg.exe (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa387700(VS.85).aspx) to disable the certificate revocation check. However, it's based on an older version of .NET than what I have. ...