Microsoft .NET Framework in Add or Remove Programs


H

Hans L

In Add or Remove Programs, I have the following:


Microsoft .NET Framework (English) v 1.0.3705

Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0 Hotfix (KB928367)

Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1

Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Hotfix (KB928366)

Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0

Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0


Can I remove any of them?

Thanks!

Hans L
 
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F

FrankV

I wouldn't remove any Framework installed. If a web has used it (any
version) you would have problems.

Frank
 
K

Ken Blake, MVP

On Wed, 12 Dec 2007 16:10:01 -0800, Hans L <Hans
In Add or Remove Programs, I have the following:


Microsoft .NET Framework (English) v 1.0.3705

Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0 Hotfix (KB928367)

Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1

Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Hotfix (KB928366)

Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0

Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0


Can I remove any of them?


You can, but you probably shouldn't. If you remove any, you will
probably find that some programs will fail. Higher-numbered versions
do not replace lower-numbered ones. A program that needs a particular
version will probably fail if that version isn't available.

They take up a tiny amount of disk space, so there's little to be
gained by removing anything.
 
K

Ken Blake, MVP

Frank and Ken, thank you very much!


Since you didn't quote anything of the previous messages, I'm not sure
if I'm the Ken you mention, but if so, you're welcome. Glad to help.
 
H

Hans L

I'm reading this on the website, so I can see that there is only one Ken.
Even if you are using a newsreader, can't you see that there is only one Ken?
If not, sorry!

Regards,

Hans L
 
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R

Richard

I have a similar problem to Hans. Can I remove Net Framework Service Packs
without affecting the underlying Framework installation? My latest is 3.5.

Thanks!
 
K

Ken Blake, MVP

I'm reading this on the website, so I can see that there is only one Ken.
Even if you are using a newsreader, can't you see that there is only one Ken?


Many newsgroups participants (me, for example) do not save
previously-read messages because they clutter up our newsreader with
messages that normally don't need to be looked at again. I can't see
anything that's gone before, unless it came in with the same batch of
messages.

If not, sorry!


OK, no big deal.
 
K

Ken Blake, MVP

I have a similar problem to Hans. Can I remove Net Framework Service Packs
without affecting the underlying Framework installation? My latest is 3.5.


A Service Pack is a bunch of improvements to the product it's a
service pack for. If you remove it, you would remove those
improvements, and that would be foolish.

The fact that your latest is 3.5 is irrelevant. Higher-numbered
versions don't replace lower-numbered ones. You need the appropriate
version for the program you're running and a higher-numbered version
usually won't work.
 
A

Allan

Hans L said:
I'm reading this on the website, so I can see that there is only one Ken.
Even if you are using a newsreader, can't you see that there is only one
Ken?
If not, sorry!

Regards,

Hans L
There could be more than one Ken, that is the point of quoting the thread
you are mentioning.
 
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Paul

After fruitlessly trying to fix this [email protected]#$ing update problem for days (I
received the error code KB928366), I sucked it up and paid the $59 to call
Microsoft and have them tell me why the .Net update never worked. Though
they didn't say why, they said that they had an "internal" .Net installation
cleanup utility. After following the steps they sent me below, this [email protected]#$ing
update problem was finally fixed. So, to avoid paying $59 and driving
yourself crazy, follow these steps:

1. On the computer that is experiencing this issue, visit the following
Microsoft Web site:

http://blogs.msdn.com/astebner/archive/2005/04/08/406671.aspx

2. Follow the instructions on the Web site to download the Installation
Cleanup Utility.
3. Save the Installation Cleanup Utility on the computer.
4. In the folder where you saved the Installation Cleanup Utility, open the
Cleanup_tool.exe file.
5. Click Yes to run the Installation Cleanup Utility.
6. Read the Microsoft Software License Agreement for Unreleased Microsoft
Software, and then click Yes.
7. Click .NET Framework - All Versions, and then click Cleanup Now.

Note The Cleanup Now button will be unavailable until the .NET Framework is
removed from the computer.
8. Restart the computer.

9. Install the .NET Framework 1.1. To do this, follow these steps: a.
Visit the following Microsoft Web site:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...e3-f589-4842-8157-034d1e7cf3a3&displaylang=en

b. Follow the instructions on the Web site to download and to install the
..NET Framework 1.1.

10. If the computer uses the .NET Framework 2.0, install the .NET Framework
2.0. To do this, follow these steps: a.
Visit the following Microsoft Web site:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...CB-4362-4B0D-8EDD-AAB15C5E04F5&displaylang=en

b. Follow the instructions on the Web site to download and to install the
..NET Framework 2.0.

11. Install the .NET Framework 1.1 SP1 Update and all other .NET Framework
updates. To do this, follow these steps: a. Visit the following Microsoft
Web site:

http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com

b. Click Express.
c. Click Install Updates.

HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\Root\LEGACY_LIVEUPDATE_NOTICE
 
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