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    Microsoft .NET Framework Version 2.0 Redistributable Package (x64)

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    The Microsoft .NET Framework version 2.0 (x64) redistributable package installs the .NET Framework runtime and associated files required to run 64-bit applications developed to target the .NET Framework v2.0.
    • Version:

      2.0

      File Name:

      NetFx64.exe

      Date Published:

      1/22/2006

      File Size:

      45.2 MB

        The Microsoft .NET Framework version 2.0 (x64) redistributable package installs the .NET Framework runtime and associated files required to run 64-bit applications developed to target the .NET Framework v2.0.

        The .NET Framework version 2.0 (x64) improves scalability and performance with improved caching, application deployment and updating with ClickOnce, support for the broadest array of browsers and devices with ASP.NET 2.0 controls and services and 64-bit support. For more information on the .NET Framework 2.0 click here.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition, Windows XP 64-bit

        • Required Software:

        • o Windows Installer 3.0 is required. Windows Installer 3.1 or later is recommended.
          o IE 5.01 or later: You must also be running Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 or later for all installations of the .NET Framework.
          o 64-bit support: 64-bit CPU support requires the latest 64-bit version of either Windows XP Professional \Windows Server 2003. This framework is designed for the supported 64-bit Operating System. It contains both the 64-bit and 32-bit runtime in one convenient setup. For 32-bit operating systems, please click the related resource link for the 32-bit framework download page.
        • Disk Space Requirements: 280 MB (x86), 610 MB (x64)

        1. Important: Make sure you have the latest service pack and critical updates for the version of Windows that you are running. To find recent security updates, visit Windows Update.
        2. Click the Download button on this page to start the download
        3. Do one of the following:
          • To start the installation immediately, click Run.
          • To save the download to your computer for installation at a later time, click Save.
          • To cancel the installation, click Cancel.

        IMPORTANT: If you have installed previous pre-release versions of .NET Framework v2.0, such as Beta 1, Beta 2 or Community Technical Preview (CTP) builds, then you must uninstall these versions via Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel before installing this final release version.
      • Server Installation Requirements:

        If you have been directed to do a server installation, you must have the following software installed in addition to the typical installation requirements:

        • Microsoft Data Access Components 2.8 is recommended.
        • Internet Information Services (IIS) version 5.0 or later. To access the features of ASP.NET, IIS with the latest security updates must be installed prior to installing the .NET Framework. ASP.NET is supported only on the following platforms: Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional (Service Pack 3 recommended), Microsoft Windows 2000 Server (Service Pack 3 recommended), Microsoft Windows XP Professional, and Microsoft Windows Server 2003 family.

        Note: Most users will perform a typical installation and can ignore these requirements. If you are unsure which type of installation to perform, meet only the typical installation requirements.

        If you plan to develop .NET Framework version 2.0 applications, the Microsoft .NET Framework version 2.0 Software Development Kit (SDK) includes tools, documentation and samples you need to write, build, test, and deploy .NET Framework applications
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