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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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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Installing .NET Framework 4 Client Profile breaks Windows Update

I have a Samsung NC-10 netbook with a fresh install of Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit (it only had 2GB). If Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile is installed on it, Windows Update will always ...
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Visual Studio 2010 on windows 8

I'm working on VS2010 and Windows 8. whenever I run the application windows starts flickering which is quite weird. I tried following things but didn't get any help out of it. Open Tools/Options ...
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Can't uninstall/reinstall .NET Framework 3.5 with DISM

My net framework 3.5 is broken. Verification tool (http://blogs.msdn.com/b/astebner/archive/2008/10/13/8999004.aspx) says it's OK, but its not. Net framework 3.5 can't be just uninstalled/installed ...
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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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Is there a .NET based programmer's text editor?

I'm looking for a text editor that is powerful and extensible like emacs, but which uses .NET for the scripting language. emacs is an astonishing and amazing thing, but I use .NET all day and so I'd ...
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Disable the JIT debugger

On a Windows XP, 64 bit machine, which serves as a build agent for TeamCity, we have Visual Studio 2005, 2008 & 2010 installed. All three installations have all their Just-In-Time debugger options ...
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Error removing Microsoft.Net Framework 4

I am having issues removing Microsoft.Net. I recently upgraded to Windows 8 Pro from Windows 7 and by doing so a few of my files have been changed and/or needed upgrading. I currently have Microsoft....
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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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runas verb not working in windows 8?

I am using some applications need to do some thing as an admin, so I was using the verb "runas" in windows 7 and it is working well, However, once we migrate to windows 8, the new processes were ...
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How to prevent reverse engineering of a C# .NET program [closed]

I have a C# .NET program that I believe has been compromised (reverse-engineered). Is there any way to prevent this?
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Where is .NET Framework 4.5 directory located?

I installed .NET Framework 4.5 on Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 64 bit. When I looked in C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework (Framework64) directory, I did not see any directory containing files of .NET ...
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How to tell whether I need to keep a version of .net framework?

Overtime I accumulated a bunch of .net versions. I'm rather certain some of them are not used anymore by any installed application. How do I check that? In other words, is there a (simple) tool, which ...
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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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Autostarted application in windows 8 runs behind Metro

We have an application (digital signage media player) written in c# that auto start when the user log in. the application is started by a shortcut placed in the auto start folder. On windows 8 the ...
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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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virtualizing a .net application

My professor ask me to create an application and it will be run on a machine without .NET installed. My application utilizes .NET 4.0 (just basic c# necessites but without the LINQ and complicated ...
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Why does explorer restart automatically when I kill it with Process.Kill?

If I kill explorer.exe like this: private static void KillExplorer() { var processes = Process.GetProcessesByName("explorer"); Console.Write("Killing Explorer... "); foreach (var process ...
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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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Attempting to install .NET framework 4 *full* installs *client* instead

On a Win7 SP1 32-bit machine, I initially had .NET 4 client installed and wanted to upgrade to .NET 4 full. I downloaded the full installer dotNetFx40_Full_x86_x64.exe from Microsoft. After download ...
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SQL Login fails for app but not for SSMS

I wrote a simple test application in C# (4.5) which does nothing more than connect to a database and display a message. (Basically just to test the deployment and DB connection.) On my local ...
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Windows 8 asks DotNet 3.5 to install DotNet 3.5

While trying to install some tools in Windows 8, it showed me a nice message saying it requires DotNet framework. Well, it's fine. But the bad part is I have offline installers for v2.0 and v3.5. ...
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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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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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What version(s) of the .NET framework are included in windows 8?

If I install windows 8 what version(s) of the .NET framework will be installed before any auto-updating? What about after applying any automatic updates?
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How do I specify that a DLL is a library using Dotfuscator CE on the command line?

I'm trying to get the command line parameters for Dotfuscator Community Edition v5.0.2600 working with the prefixing to specify that a DLL is a library. The help says the following: /in:[+|-]<file&...
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Cannot install various applications due to .NET framework wrongly reported missing

The applications in question are: nUnit 2.6.1: "NUnit requires .NET 2.0, .NET, 4.0 or Mono to be installed as a prerequisite." PowerCommands for VS2008: "Please install .NET framework 3.5" The ...
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What will be the effect of deleting C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET? Will windows continue to work? [closed]

I know that .Net programs will fail to run if the CLR IS DELETED, but Im just curious about windows itself.
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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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Why stopped when I install offline .NET Framwork 3.5 on win 8?

I tried to install .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8. Write command in cmd area, that processed until 68% and then it stopped! Why? I typed: dism /online /enable-feature /featurename:NetFx3 /All /...
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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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Missing “Formatting Options” in properties window in Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011

The name is pretty self explanatory. I have Microsoft Visual Studios LightSwitch 2011 and I can't find the "Formatting Options" for a table's field. In the properties window I only have the following ...
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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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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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IIS 7 http bindings option is missing

I'm having trouble figuring this out, the bindings option in my IIS is missing. This is what I did before the problem. Step 1. install Windows 7 Professional on a new hard drive. Step 2. Install ...
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What .NET Framework version and profile will come with Windows 8?

Is it already defined? Will it be .NET Framework 4 or 4.5? Will it be Client Profile or Full? Will Extended and Multi-Targeting packs also be included?
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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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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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Error installing/uninstalling GeoMedia WebMap Professional_6 on Windows 7 (64 bit)

On installing GeoMedia WebMap Professional_06.01.03.08 on Windows 7 Professional 64 bit. Following Error window pop up at the end of installation process or if I uninstall it. I have .Net framework ...
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.NET framework error 0xc000007b when installing UDK

I'm trying to install UDK, but I get the following error: The application was unable to start correctly (0xc000007b). Click OK to close the application. I tried re-installing .NET Framework 4 and ...
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Microsoft Outlook Password Protected Email Add In

I am facing an issue. I want my Microsoft Outlook email's to be password protected. I Google'd for it, came to know about "AddIn's for Outlook 2007" project. Any tutorial on how to setup a password ...
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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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Error 0x800F0906 while installing .Net 3.5 on Windows 8

Windows 8 comes with the .NET 4.5 framework as standard but, as part of being able to develop and deploy our applications, I need to also install the .NET 3.5 framework, so I can build applications ...
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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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ASP.Net DotNetNuke: using pre-made websites [closed]

I would really appreciate any useful information in relation to this as I cannot find anything on the internet at all; despite the fact that it must be an issue that many users will encounter. I have ...
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DISABLETHEMES for application compatibility in windows 7 not working

i am porting an legacy winform application developed for xp on windows 7 ,which is currently developed using c#.net 3.5 and some third party controls which are very old but don't want to change them ...
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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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.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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How do I troubleshoot a “Internal .NET runtime error” (related to VS 2010 crash)

My Visual Studio has started crashing every time I open certain solutions. It tells me "sorry but VS 2010 has encountered an error etc" and then logs this event in the event log: Application: devenv....