.NET version check program (0.2 MB)    Downloads [3118]
If you've ever wanted a quick way to find out which versions and service packs of the .NET runtime are installed on a machine, or if you're trying to resolve a 'missing mscoree.dll' error, then DotNET Version Checker is for you. Note: if you're interested in the version of the Compact Framework on a Pocket PC see the notes at http://www.tmgdevelopment.co.uk/versioncheck.htm.


Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 (2.7 MB)    Downloads [3113]
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 contains many new features building incrementally upon .NET Framework 2.0 and 3.0, and includes .NET Framework 2.0 service pack 1 and .NET Framework 3.0 service pack 1.
For other Microsoft .NET Framework downloads please the Microsoft Download Center.


Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 (2.8 MB)    Downloads [3079]

What Microsoft says about this SP.

* Performance increases between 20-45% for WPF-based applications – without having to change any code
* WCF improvements that give developers more control over the way they access data and services
* Streamlined installation experience for client applications
* Improvements in the area of data platform, such as the ADO.NET Entity Framework, ADO.NET Data Services and support for SQL Server 2008’s new features


Removal tool to fix .NET Framework install failures (0.2 MB)    Downloads [3087]
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