.NET Framework 2.0 Software Development Kit (SDK) (x86)
The Microsoft .NET Framework Software Development Kit (SDK) version 2.0 includes tools, documentation and samples developers need to write, build, test, and deploy .NET Framework applications on x86 platforms.
NOTE: This version of the .NET Framework SDK SDK has been superceded by the Windows SDK for Windows Server 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5. This version of the Windows SDK is available as either a
The Microsoft .NET Framework Software Development Kit (SDK) v2.0 (x86) includes tools, documentation and samples developers need to write, build, test, and deploy .NET Framework applications.
You must install the .NET Framework Redistributable Package version 2.0 (x86) prior to installing the .NET Framework 2.0 SDK (x86).
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Operating Systems: Windows 2000 Service Pack 3, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Starter, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows XP Service Pack 2
- Required Software:
oNET Framework v2.0 (x86): You must install the .NET Framework v2.0 (x86) prior to installing the .NET Framework SDK (x86).
Visual Studio 2005 Users: If you have already installed Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 (except the Express Editions), you do not need to install the .NET Framework SDK separately. Visual Studio 2005 includes the SDK as one of the optional components to install during Visual Studio 2005 setup.
- 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.
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