June 2016 Developer Preview for UWP on Xbox One is now available

A new developer preview build is now available for UWP on Xbox One.  Here are some links with information about what is new and changed in this build as well as some key known issue: Forum post announcing the June 2016 Developer Preview for UWP on Xbox One What’s new in the June 2016 Developer…

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New Channel 9 video about Xbox One dev kit mode

A couple of months ago, we announced a UWP Apps on Xbox One developer preview that allows anyone to convert their retail Xbox One to developer mode and deploy and debug UWP apps on them.  Yesterday, a new video was posted on Channel 9 where a couple of my colleagues describe Xbox One dev kit…

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UWP apps on Xbox One developer preview now available

As announced earlier today at the Build 2016 conference, a developer preview is now available that allows you to use the newly released Visual Studio 2015 Update 2 to build, deploy and debug Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps on your retail Xbox One console.  This announcement is particularly exciting for me because I have been…

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Mailbag: How to revert to older versions of the .NET Framework 4 family

Question: I recently installed the .NET Framework 4.6.1 but ran into a compatibility issue with an application that I’m trying to use. How do I revert back to the .NET Framework 4.5 on my PC? Answer: All versions of the .NET Framework 4 family are in-place upgrades, which means that they replace previous versions of…

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.NET Framework setup verification tool, cleanup tool and detection sample code now support .NET Framework 4.6.1

I have posted updated versions of the .NET Framework setup verification tool, the .NET Framework cleanup tool, and the sample code to detect .NET Framework install states that support detecting, verifying, and cleaning up the .NET Framework 4.6.1. You can find more information about how to download and use these tools at the following locations:…

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.NET Framework setup verification tool, cleanup tool and detection sample code now support .NET Framework 4.6 and Windows 10

I have posted updated versions of the .NET Framework setup verification tool, the .NET Framework cleanup tool, and the sample code to detect .NET Framework install states that support detecting, verifying, and cleaning up the .NET Framework 4.6. You can find more information about how to download and use these tools at the following locations:…

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A couple of notes about .NET Framework 4.6 setup behaviors

I have gotten a couple of questions from customers recently about the behavior of .NET Framework 4.6 setup, so I wanted to post some additional details about how it behaves behind the scenes. The .NET Framework 4.6 is an in-place upgrade for all of the following versions of the .NET Framework: .NET Framework 4 .NET…

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Blog post about silent repair and uninstall has been updated to include information about the .NET Framework 4.5.2

I was recently asked a question about how to silently repair and uninstall the .NET Framework 4.5.2.  I couldn’t find these command lines documented anywhere else, so I updated my blog post that contains silent repair and uninstall command line switches for all versions of the .NET Framework to include information about the .NET Framework…

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