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looking for the right forum for ,NET framework

by ust1268 / January 27, 2009 11:56 AM PST

I want to know if, since the updates are cumulative, it's OK to uninstall the earlier updates.

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RE: OK to uninstall the earlier updates.?
by caktus / January 27, 2009 12:42 PM PST

Other than what is mentioned at
uninstalling the other updates will cause the SP 3 download to be much larger and take much longer, perhaps as much as 419 MB verses 30-60MB.


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re: RE: OK to uninstall the earlier updates.?
by ust1268 / January 27, 2009 11:53 PM PST

Thanks for the reply, but my question is about .NET framework and the article is about XP SP3. And your reasoning would mean that it is not cumulative.

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I am authoring something using NET.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 28, 2009 12:41 AM PST

Ok it's mildly confusing. The NET 1.0 is not superceded or replaced by NET 2.0. If I have a NET 1.0 application and only installed NET 2.0 then the NET 1.0 application fails.

Is that the versionitis issue you are asking about?

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RE: mildly confusing may be an understatement.
by caktus / January 28, 2009 1:05 AM PST

First, it seems I misunderstood the question. Sorry 'bout that.

While I haven't experienced this, or just haven't noticed since I have maintained everything 1.1 through 3.5, I have read somewhere that some apps(?) will only work with an earlier version. And that some apps(?) are still being written for earlier versions.

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What happens in NET 1.0 stays in NET 1.0
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 28, 2009 1:40 AM PST

I have yet to see any success running a NET 1.0 with a NET 3.5 library. I have to go install NET 1.x and then my NET 1.x app runs.

This area is stinkier than a cow pasture on a warm summer day.

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Speaking ot " stinkier than a cow pasture"
by caktus / January 29, 2009 12:09 AM PST

I used to live next door to a Clover dairy. And as if that were not bad enough, I would often get up a 3:45 AM and herd the Holsteins into the milking barns before school and many areas of pastures, particularly in Winter the mess would be so deep that my hip waders often were not much help. But back then $6 a day, (for two hours) for a kid was a lot of money.

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(NT) There was more than mud in the mud room!
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 29, 2009 12:48 AM PST
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I used to live at a Clover dairy. And as if that were not ba
by caktus / January 29, 2009 1:49 AM PST

Had to strip and hose down before I could enter the house at all. Then straight to the shower, breakfast, then the school bus. The bus ride was about 40 minutes, enough time for a quick nap.

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