Microsoft .NET Compact Framework 3.5 Redistributable

The Microsoft® .NET Compact Framework 3.5 Redistributable contains the common language runtime and class libraries built for the .NET Compact Framework. In addition to version 3.5 support, it also supports applications developed for version 1.0 and 2.0. The .NET Compact Framework 3.5 provides new features such as Windows Communication Foundation, LINQ, SoundPlayer, new runtime tool support, and many other features.

Important: To develop .NET Compact Framework applications, Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 is required.

This package uses ActiveSync 4.0 to update the device. Before running NETCFSetupv35.msi, connect your device to your PC. If your device is not connected, ActiveSync will store the CAB file and will not install the package until you connect. If you are not using ActiveSync, run the CAB files on the device that correspond to the device–specific CAB files found in the install folder.

System Requirements
Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000 Service Pack 4; Windows CE .NET; Windows Mobile 2003 SE software for Pocket PC; Windows Mobile 5.0; Windows Mobile 6; Windows Vista; Windows XP
Supported Device Operating Systems: Windows Mobile Software for Pocket PC 2003, Windows Mobile 5.0 for PocketPC and Smartphone, Windows CE .NET 5.0 and higher.

Important: This download utilities Microsoft® Windows® Installer technology. Windows 98 and Windows ME users should install the Microsoft® Windows® Installer 2.0 before proceeding with this download.

Download: Microsoft .NET Compact Framework 3.5 Redistributable
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8 Comments

Better yet, what is the purpose of the .Net framework any way?
Never mind. I know. Being sarcastic. Have NEVER and will NEVER install this crap!!

Are there people that have ever installed this intentionally? Can't believe that!!

cork1958 said,
Better yet, what is the purpose of the .Net framework any way?
Never mind. I know. Being sarcastic. Have NEVER and will NEVER install this crap!!

Are there people that have ever installed this intentionally? Can't believe that!!

i have never installed .net framework myself. but It autoinstalls when I install Microsoft Encarta 2008. but thats version 2. when I tried to open an xps file created in word 2007 SP1 then i received a messege that .net framework 3.5 is required. so I clicked install, which auto downloaded and installed 3.5 in my PC.

thats all

cork1958 said,
Better yet, what is the purpose of the .Net framework any way?
Never mind. I know. Being sarcastic. Have NEVER and will NEVER install this crap!!

Are there people that have ever installed this intentionally? Can't believe that!!

So I bet you never use Java either? If you actually wrote code you'd know that .NET is a very easy way to write windows programs with out knowing complex MFC or Win32 API calls...

cork1958 said,
Better yet, what is the purpose of the .Net framework any way?
Never mind. I know. Being sarcastic. Have NEVER and will NEVER install this crap!!

Are there people that have ever installed this intentionally? Can't believe that!!


I do, dont even know its there. Causes no problems or slowdowbns and is used in many excellent apps I use every day.

i believe it is for moble phones that use windows ce and other cell phone based oses.the one most of us want is bigger & cork1958:what is your beef with .net?you only need .net 2 and it aint crap at all.

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