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Microsoft.Net Framework 3.5 Setup Error... RRS feed

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  • I just purchased a brand new HP computer, which doesn't come preinstalled with Microsoft.Net Framework. So before I did anything, I found a download for the latest version, 3.5, and downloaded it. I run the file, load's my "instalation component's", I am prompted with the license agreement, I scroll through, check off accept and "Send information about my setup experience's to...", and click "Install" The bar fill's, meanwhile there is a little Information Tip that say's "Download Complete, you may now disconnect from the internet." , once the bar fill's it disapear's, and I am left with a white window, which has the word's "Setup Error" in the top left, and "Microsoft .net Framework" in the top right, it also give's me the option to click "Exit" in the bottom right. Did the Framework install? Or is there an issie occuring?

    Tuesday, July 6, 2010 10:16 PM

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  • Please tell us what version of Windows you are using. Windows Vista and Windows 7 *do* come with the .NET Framework installed.

    I believe Vista came with .NET 2.0 and Windows 7 comes with .NET 3.5, so assuming your new computer came with Windows 7, you should already have v3.5.

    This article shows you how to check.

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/318785

    You should also check Windows Features:  in Control Panel, search for Windows Features, then select Turn Windows Features On or Off. Look on the list for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 and make sure it is on.

    I suspect you saw "Setup Error" because the installer found .NET 3.5.1 already present.

    • Marked as answer by YiChun Chen Thursday, July 8, 2010 10:31 AM
    Wednesday, July 7, 2010 12:32 PM
  • I am using Windown's 7. I am going to try out both of your suggestion's right now, hang on.

    EDIT: Seem's I installed it, thank's for the help. =)

    Wednesday, July 7, 2010 12:35 PM
  • Hi Obrien28 ,

    Here is some additional information that would help you to know the relation between .NET Framework and operation systems:
    http://blogs.msdn.com/b/astebner/archive/2007/03/14/mailbag-what-version-of-the-net-framework-is-included-in-what-version-of-the-os.aspx

    Hope this helps! If you have any concern, please feel free to let me know.

    Best regards,
    Yichun Chen
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    • Marked as answer by YiChun Chen Friday, July 9, 2010 2:20 AM
    Thursday, July 8, 2010 10:33 AM