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Programming Microsoft® Windows® with Microsoft Visual Basic® .NET (Core Reference)
Author Charles Petzold
Pages 1344
Disk N/A
Level All Levels
Published 07/31/2002
ISBN 9780735617995
ISBN-10 0-7356-1799-6
Price(USD) $59.99
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Companion Content

Welcome to the companion content for Programming Microsoft Windows with Microsoft Visual Basic .NET. Here you can download the book's sample code and link to the MSDN resource page for .NET, where you can download the Microsoft .NET Framework Software Development Kit.

Sample Code

Download the Sample Code (583 KB; 1.83 MB uncompressed).

Microsoft .NET Framework Software Development Kit

Microsoft .NET Development Resource Page

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System Requirements

To use the Companion Content you'll need to be able to compile and run Microsoft Visual Basic .NET programs. The system requirements are as follows:
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0, Microsoft Windows 2000, or Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft .NET Framework SDK -- can be downloaded from the link provided above (Minimum)
  • Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (Preferred)
  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET (Best for multi-language development)
To run your Microsoft Visual Basic .NET programs on other computers requires the .NET runtime (also referred to as the .NET Framework redistributable package) to be installed on those machines. The redistributable package comes with the Microsoft .NET Framework SDK, Microsoft Visual Basic .NET, and Microsoft Visual Studio .NET. The redistributable package can be installed on the versions of Microsoft Windows listed above as well as Microsoft Windows 98 and Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Me).

For more information about Microsoft Visual Studio .NET or Microsoft Visual Basic .NET, visit the How to Buy page at the Microsoft Visual Studio .NET Web site.

Installing the Sample Code
The download link opens a Web Package executable file containing a license agreement. To copy the sample code onto your hard disk, click the link to run the executable and then accept the license agreement that is presented. By default, the sample code will be copied to the folder C:\ProgWinVB.

Uninstalling the Sample Code
To remove the sample code, use Windows Explorer to delete the folder \ProgWinVB and all of its contents.

Support Information
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the book and this companion content. Microsoft Press maintains a Knowledge Base which you can query for corrections and for answers to your questions. Connect to the Knowledge Base through the Book and CD Support navigation link at the top of this page.

For support information regarding Microsoft Visual Basic .NET, Visual Studio .NET, or the .NET Framework, please visit the Microsoft Support Web Site.

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Last Updated: Wednesday, July 3, 2002