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Please explain the /NoPatch switch of the dotNet redist. installer RRS feed

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  • Hello.  Thanks for reading my post.  I don't fully understand the /NoPatch switch.  The explanation provided in help is "Specifies that patches are not applied and bypasses patch checking."  Obviously this seems to imply that normally the dotNet installer applies patches.  What I don't understand is this: where does the installer get the patches?  Are they contained in the redistributable or are they dynamically downloaded?  I am using Windows XP SP2 if that matters.
    Monday, April 27, 2009 2:59 PM

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