install fails: .NET Micro Framework 4 on visual c# Express 2010 RRS feed

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  • Help!

    I already have Visual C# Express 2010 on Windows 7-64

    I am installing .NET Micro Framework SDK 4.0 but the got the message saying this can be installed only on Visual C# Express 2010.

    Twice, I re-installed the Visual C# Express 2010 but I keeps getting the same message.

    Thanks in advance

    Saturday, September 17, 2011 4:31 PM


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  • OK, you appear to have a Visual Studio Express install issue, and not a .NET Framework setup issue.

    You're trying to install a SDK, not a Framework.

    I suggest you ask in the VS Express forums, here:



    Saturday, September 17, 2011 6:32 PM
  • Hi Vinh,


    Welcome to the MSDN forum.


    In the Supported Development Environments of .NET Micro Framework 4 SDK download page, .NET Micro Framework 4 SDK just supports Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 SP1 and Microsoft Visual C# Express Edition 2008. Consequently, that is why you cannot install it for Visual C# 2010 Express.

    .NET Micro Framework 4 SDK:


    For Visual C# 2010 Express, you can install .NET Micro Framework 4.1 SDK:


    If you have any other concerns, please feel free to let me know.


    Best Regards,

    Alexander Sun [MSFT]
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    • Marked as answer by Alexander Sun Tuesday, September 27, 2011 3:18 AM
    Tuesday, September 20, 2011 9:37 AM
  • Hi Alexander,

    I 'm having the same issue, but I think that I have the correct match between Visual C# 2010 and .NET Micro Framework 4.1 SDK.

    I have Visual C# 2010 up and running, but when I execute the .Net Mocro Framework 4.1 SDK installer, it promt ".....cant be installed in computers with visual studio 2010 or Visual C# express Editio...".

    Any suggestion on how to troubleshoot the installation? I have allready repaired the installation and also try to remove Viausl C# express.

    Thanks in advance,

    Kind Regards,


    Tuesday, March 6, 2012 11:58 PM