Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 Redistributable Package
The Microsoft® .NET Framework version 3.0 redistributable package
installs the common language runtime and associated files required to
run applications developed to target the .NET Framework 3.0.
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The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is the new managed code programming
model for Windows®. It combines the power of the .NET Framework version
2.0 with new technologies for building applications that have visually
compelling user experiences, seamless communication across technology
boundaries, and the ability to support a wide range of business
processes. These new technologies are Windows Presentation Foundation,
Windows Communication Foundation, Windows Workflow Foundation, and
Windows CardSpace. The .NET Framework 3.0 is included as part of the
Windows Vista™ operating system; you can install it or uninstall it
using Windows Features Control Panel. This redistributable package is
for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.
(Windows Code Name) ; Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1; Windows
Vista; Windows XP Service Pack 2
For customers that already have the .NET Framework 2.0 installed, this
.NET Framework 3.0 redistributable package installs only the new Windows
Vista components. This ensures that any .NET Framework 2.0-based
applications work seamlessly when the .NET Framework 3.0 is installed,
with no application migration or updates of any kind required.
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IMPORTANT:If you have
installed previous pre-release versions of the .NET Framework 3.0, such
as Beta 2, RC1 or Community Technical Preview (CTP) builds, then you
must uninstall these versions using Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel
before installing this final release version.
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