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Offline Gimpy

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.net framework wont install on xp (sp3)
« on: November 06, 2013, 12:20:30 PM »
hey shane, im trying to install .net framework on my computer, it let me install the framework 1 package however it wont let me download 2.0, 2.5 etc the installers stop working and when i review the error log i get an error code 1608. i have tried turning off automatic updates but that didnt seem to work. are there any ways i can about this?

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.net framework wont install on xp (sp3)
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Re: .net framework wont install on xp (sp3)
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2013, 12:24:10 PM »
.Net may have not installed correctly.

Use this tool to completely remove all traces of .net
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/astebner/archive/2008/08/28/8904493.aspx

Then install 3.5 network install
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=25150

This will install 2.0 3.0 and 3.5 then after those are installed you can do 1.1

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Re: .net framework wont install on xp (sp3)
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2013, 12:34:57 PM »
ok thanks, ill install that right now :artist:

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Re: .net framework wont install on xp (sp3)
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2013, 01:30:48 PM »
so i ran the cleaner and everything worked fine but i still got an error when i tried to install the 3.5 pack, first it said the system was already running that program then next when i clicked it it loaded the installer then gave me an error half way through  :omg:

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Re: .net framework wont install on xp (sp3)
« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2013, 11:51:27 AM »
Post a screen shot of the error you get for me.

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Re: .net framework wont install on xp (sp3)
« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2013, 11:51:27 AM »