When installing .NET Framework 3.5 on Vista what does the .NET Framework 2.0 SP1 on Vista error code 1058 mean and how do I work around it?

If you see an error like: [05/20/08,14:05:17] Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0SP1 (CBS): ***ERRORLOG EVENT*** : Error: Installation failed for component Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0SP1 (CBS). MSI returned error code 1058 [05/20/08,14:05:17] Setup.exe: GetGlobalCustomProperty – Property: {BBE1827C-F2FD-4FDA-A6D6-C83B62FFFDCA} – PropertyName: compfailed – Value: 0 Then that is a known issue with your machine having the IIS server…


.NET Framework 3.5, 3.0 SP1 & 2.0 SP1 Language packages

Recently the .NET Framework 3.5 Language packages were released.  You can get them by going to the following Microsoft Download center details page. 2.0 x86 — http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=5F7F4632-C9C0-4E79-B269-C2AEE9D1962E&displaylang=en 2.0 x64 – http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=1CC39FFE-A2AA-4548-91B3-855A2DE99304&displaylang=en 2.0 ia64 – http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=DE4DFCCD-E75F-4C2F-9991-565A69AF9015&displaylang=en 3.0 — http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=B3E05715-4D28-4C18-9A60-E26C0E3FFE1E&displaylang=en 3.5 — http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c78987b9-97f4-455f-bee7-f6bfa4ad774e&DisplayLang=en   After you browse to the page then you will need to choose a…


.NET Framework 3.0 SP1 & 2.0 SP1 on Vista RTM?

I’ve received the following type of question a few times and would like to give the answer with some background: Q. Where is the .NET Framework 3.0 SP1 & 2.0 SP1 for Vista RTM? A. .NET Framework 3.0 & 2.0 released with Vista as OS Windows Components, which means that they are serviced as any…


Recent .NET Framework KBs enumerated

With .NET Framework 3.5 on Vista or LHS you might get one of the following KBs installed.  The following table helps to identify which KB matches what Framework version and which language. LCID = Language Code ID. NetFx2.0 SP1 & NetFx3.0 SP1 = These KBs are the representation for the Language enabling packages.  The English…


What to do when you go to post a setup and deployment issue on the MSDN forums?

Step 1. It would be super helpful if you could provide the following information at the beginning of your post: Version of .NET Framework you are trying to install. Where did you get it (web page, path, application that redistributed the framework) Is this a pre-release, CTP or beta version? Which? (Beta#, CTP (Month Year), RC,…


.NET Framework 3.5 Installation validation tool

If you want to detect if your .NET Framework 3.5 installation was successful, you can use this tool to verify that the right versions are installed. Instructions: 1. Download the following file to your computer: http://cid-e7f319723234fb5c.skydrive.live.com/self.aspx/Public/netfx35tools/NetFx35_detect_issues.bat 2. Open a command prompt by doing start -> run and type cmd. 3. enter the full path to…


.NET Framework 3.5 RTM Detection Logic.

When you install .NET Framework 3.5, it installs .NET Framework 3.0 SP1 & .NET Framework 2.0 SP1, or equivelent cumulative update on Vista.   For 3.5 RTM we look for the following: Registry Key Name Value HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\ NET Framework Setup\NDP\v3.5 Name: Install Type: DWORD Data: 1 For 3.0 RTM see the following: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa964978.aspx#DetectingTheMicrosoftDotNETFramework3_0   For…


Downloading and installing .NET Framework 2.0 results in a not a windows application error

Most of the time this issue points back to a corrupted download.  Redowndownloading the package to a different directory will normally do the trick. The place to download the framework from: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/netframework/aa731542.aspx You will need to make sure that you download the right architecture that matches your machine.


Will .NET Framework 3.0 run .NET Framework 2.0 apps?

This is a common question on the .NET Framework Setup Forum.  Let me first answer this by YES!!! ABSOLUTELY!!! WE DESIGNED IT THAT WAY!!!!  Ok now that is out of the way, I would like to explain why.  .NET Framework 3.0 is built on the .NET Framework 2.0 Libraries.  The following link is from MSDN…


Uninstalling the Framework

I’ve been noticing that quite a few of you are having issues uninstalling a framework when partially installed or when it has been corrupted. If you can get to the framework origininal installation package then that would be very helpful. A central location to get these downloads would be: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/netframework/aa569263.aspx Then after you’ve got the installation package on your…