Microsoft Corporation March 2006 Applies to: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Summary: Applications and controls written for the . NET Framework Redistributable Package version 2.0 to be installed on the computer where the application or control runs. NET Framework redistributable package is available as a stand-alone executable file,
NET Framework SDK, or Visual Studio, you are not authorized to use or distribute NET Framework provides one redistributable installer that contains the common language runtime and . NET Framework redistributable is available as a stand-alone executable file, NET Framework requires a license agreement that gives you specific rights to redistribute NET Framework SDK version 2.0, Microsoft Visual Studio 2005, or downloaded from the Web, you have accepted the license agreement for NET Framework Redistributable License Terms (EULA). You can manually launch and install on a computer, or it can be launched and installed as part of the setup program for a . Note that administrator privileges are required to install
NET Framework components that are necessary to run . If you have previously installed Microsoft Visual Studio 2005, you do not need to install
There are minimum configuration requirements that must be met in order to install Instead, direct users to the Microsoft Windows Update Web site. NET Framework SDK users with deployment scenarios for redistributing the . Scenarios are provided for deploying using an electronic software distribution tool, manually installing from a download location on a network share, intranet, or the Microsoft Web site, and using the Bootstrapper sample to create a single setup project to install both and a . Because is a significant runtime component, you must have administrator privileges in order to install it on a computer. NET Framework applications will find it easier to deploy the .
For more information about software and hardware requirements and recommendations, see Minimum Configuration Requirements. NET Framework once to all users' computers, rather than including it with each application that requires it.
You can download from MSDN Online or from the Microsoft Windows Update Web site. NET Framework 2.0 are available on the DVD in the directory represents locale language, or from Disc 1 of the Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 in the \wcu\dot Net Framework directory. Various electronic distribution tools are available for deploying and, when necessary, MDAC 2.8 SP1 or later across a secure network.
Alternately, you can get the redistributable package on a Microsoft . There are two requirements for any tool that you use to distribute Dotnetfx.exe: You can direct users to a download location for on a network share, the Microsoft Download Center or a location on the Microsoft Windows Update Web site.
A user can run and install on the computer on which they want to deploy and run a . Note that in order to install Dotnetfx.exe, you must have administrator privileges on the computer. NET Framework Redistributable Package version 2.0 uses a Windows Installer package that wraps it into the single, self-extracting executable file
The executable file launches Install.exe, which performs platform checks, and then launches the Windows Installer package (file).
Table 1 describes the command line options you can specify when installing
To specify options when installing Dotnetfx.exe, you must pass the options to the wrapper using the /c: option. NET Framework, J# redistributable package, or language pack, you should pass the /l switch to enable verbose logging.
By doing this, the setup package will create a verbose log file in the %temp% directory by default.