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SQL Server FAQ - Downloading and Installing Microsoft .NET Framework Version 2.0

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How to download and install Microsoft .NET Framework Version 2.0?

.NET Framework Version 2.0 is required by many Microsoft applications like SQL Server 2005. If you want download and install .NET Framework Version 2.0, you should follow this turorial:

1. Go to the Microsoft .NET Framework Version 2.0 Redistributable Package (x86) page.

2. Click the Download button. Save the download file dotnetfx.exe to c:\temp.

3. Look at and compare the downloaded file properties with:

Name: dotnetfx.exe 
Location: C:\temp
Size: 23,510,720 bytes
Version: 2.0.50727.42 

4. Close all IE (Internet Explorer) windows.

5. Double click the downloaded file: to c:\temp\dotnetfx.exe. The Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Setup windows shows up. Follow the intructions to finish the installtion.

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  2. How to download Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition?
  3. What are the requirements to install SQL Server 2005 Express Edition?
  4. Why I am getting "The Microsoft .Net Framework 2.0 in not installed" message?
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