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.Net Framework 3.5 redistributable RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hello all,

    I have a licensed copy of Visual studio 2008 and have developed an application on it. Now when I distribute the product the  client's may or may not have .Net Framework installed on their PC. So can I just include .Net 3.5 as a pre-requisite in the set up project. Are there any licensing issues associated with .Net 3.5 which I will have to take care of ?

    Please guide me regarding this licensing issue ..

    Thanks

    Thursday, November 12, 2009 3:03 PM

Answers

  • Hello Bharath,

    .Net framework itself is a free product and you may download it from here, if you have any issues about licence, you can call 1-800-426-9400, Monday through Friday, 6:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. (Pacific Time) to speak directly to a Microsoft licensing specialist, and you can get more detail information from there. Worldwide customers can use the Guide to Worldwide Microsoft Licensing Sites to find contact information in their locations.

    _http://www.microsoft.com/licensing/index/worldwide.mspx

    In addition, you may include .net framework 3.5 as a pre-requisite in the setup project. You can refer to this artilce. If you have any issues about the setup project, you may post on the ClickOnce and Setup & Deployment Projects Forum so you can get better and quicker response as this forum is for the setup of .net framework.

    Thank you for your understanding.


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    Friday, November 13, 2009 8:33 AM
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