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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Is is possible to slipstream DotNet 4 into Windows XP?

I tried to use nLite but this program is no longer updated. And it seems it has no capability of dealing with dotNet. On my instalation CD there is DOTNETFX folder with version 1.1, but it seems even ...
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error 1325 <username> is not a valid short File Name

While trying to install *.msi or file on a windows 7 operating system I got the following error: error 1325 <username> is not a valid short File Name How can I fix this issue so the install ...
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Offline installation of VS Express 2010 - what about .NET 4.0?

I would need to know whether or not the offline version of VS Express contains .NET 4.0 as well? I do not think so. I know that using the web installer, the .NET 4.0 is automatically downloaded when ...
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How do I install .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 7?

I need to install version 3.5 of the .NET Framework in Windows 7, but when I try to install it, it shows the following error: "Turn on/off .NET Framework" option in System Features I tried doing ...
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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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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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Installing a .NET framework on Windows 7?

I just switched to windows 7 from Vista and a lot of programs/games don't work anymore. The issue is that some games need a specific .NET framework version. when I try to install that it says that I ...
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Do I really need Microsoft Updates?

When I install a fresh copy of Windows XP Home (I bought it from the store.. not a copy), my PC rocks like lightening speed. But when I start installing all the updates, patches & less .NET ...
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Does anyone know if ExcelPackage is still in development?

I was looking for something to read excel in and I found this excel package I am wondering if it is still under development as I don't see it support excel 2010. Thanks
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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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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 ...
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Where is the MachineKeys folder in Windows 7?

I know where the MachineKeys folder in XP. Anybody can tell me where it is in Windows 7?
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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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How do I fix a corrupted copy of .Net Framework on Windows 7?

I receive the following error when trying to run applications that require .net Framework 3.5: Could not load file or assembly 'System.Core, Version=3.5.0.0, Culture=neutral, ...
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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. ...
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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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is dot.net 2.0 pre installed on XP and Vista machines after reinstall?

Do XP and Vista come with the .NET Framework Version 2.0 out of the box? Or do they need a service pack installing?
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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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What are your recommended components for a Desktop PC used with .Net technology? [closed]

(Please redirect me & my question to the correct site if SU is not the place to ask this question) What is the best/powerful hardware configuration that you recommend for a Desktop PC used for ...
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Should I install newer versions of the .NET Framework for performance or security reasons?

If I install .NET Fx 4.0 on Windows 7 will it bring me any advantage if I will never need an app that is built for this version?
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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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No option to select ASP.Net Version in IIS 6?

I'm running Windows Server 2003 64bit edition. I've just installed the .Net 4 Framework in order to get a new WCF service up and running. However, I have no options anywhere in IIS 6 for selecting the ...
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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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Run .NET executable in Ubuntu (or wine)

I tried running a .NET executable in wine, but it is not opening up. The particular executable refers to some .NET dlls (assemblies) located at the same place as the exe. Is there any way to run it in ...
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caspol and .NET configuration tool

I see that .NET configuration tool is not provided anymore with .NET 4.0 (Windows 7), but this site explains about the tool 'caspol' and .NET Framework Configuration tool (Mscorcfg.msc). How can I ...
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.NET configuration tools in Windows 7

This site explains about the .net configuration tool, but I can't find one in Windows 7. Where is the .net configuration tool in Windows 7?
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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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How to resolve Internal Errors in the .NET Runtime

Several weeks ago, my company laptop started having some strange problems. I could no longer launch the Microsoft Developer Web Server (via Visual Studio->Debug). I later figured out that I couldn't ...
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200MB .mzz files in .NET 4.0 directory, what are they?

I am trying to make some space on a small C: drive and a search for large files has turned up two that I do not understand and cannot find a good description. ...
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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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How often do users change their IP address (average time needed)?

Basically, i need to know how long (on average) and ip address is used per user, this can be US-only stats or World-Wide stats, if you have a source please state it. If its your own data please let us ...
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How to make robocode on linux read .net robots (dll files)

I'm trying to run Robocode on ubuntu linux. Normal java version works fine, but I can't force it to read dll files containing robots written in C# (see .net plugin) After installing .net plugin I ...
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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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Installing .net with low space on C

i have to install .NET 4 on some PCs here at work to run the current version of our program. The problem is that one of the PCs only has 500MB free space on the C Drive and .NET 4 requires 850MB and ...
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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...". ...
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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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What version of .NET am I running?

In Windows 7, how do I tell what version of the .NET framework I have installed? In previous operating systems, (i.e. Vista/XP), I was able to go to Add/Remove Programs and it'd show all the versions ...
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Where to get a .CAB file for .Net Compact Framework 3.5?

I have tried searching for a .CAB file for .Net Compact Framework 3.5 and every link I've found seems to be broken. And all Microsoft will give me is an .MSI file that forces me to use an external ...
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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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Program installer requires .NET framework 2.0 but I already have it

I'm trying to install a program and getting message: This setup requires the .NET Framework version 2.0.50727. Please install the .NET Framework and run this setup again. The .NET Framework ...
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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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Web site acessible through Public IP

How can I make my website available to public IP.I am connected to home network using wifi. I will upload web site on IIS 7
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how to assign Strong Name to an Assembly?

I have created strong name using - sn -k C:\strong.snk nao how to assign this key to any assembly? and where I have to use gacutil?
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Can installing .NET on Windows XP cause any programs to stop working?

I need to install .NET on Windows XP so that I can use Microsoft's uuidgen program, but before doing so I need to make sure that it will not affect any applications and cause them to stop working. ...
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Simple Dotnetnuke or Django Q&A engine

Please recommend me some simple engine based on Dotnetnuke or Django that allows users to ask questions and the others to answer them. It doesn't need to be complex, but with tags and categories.
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How to check if .NET programmability support is installed for Word 2007

I have to install third party software that requires that Microsoft Office 2007 be installed with ".NET Programability Support". Does anyone know how I can tell if this was installed?
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How do I repair the .Net Framework on Windows 7

So I ran spyware doctor and it had a bunch of malware stuff. I clicked "Remove" but failed to create a restore point first. Now my websites running on .net 2.0 as well as visual studio 2008 are not ...
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.NET Framework 4 backwards compatibility

I had installed .NET Framework 4 in my system. It says that .NET Framework 4 is backwards compatible with all previous versions. But an application installer still asks me to install .NET Framework ...
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Multiple versions of .NET

In my WinXP box, I have these "programs" installed: Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 SP2 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 Do I need all ...
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Where should my application setup put the binary executables in Windows 7?

I created a small Windows app, and am building a setup for it using NSIS, but what I can't find out is where to put the executables to conform to the new Windows security model. Traditionally we put ...