Posts Tagged ‘net framework’

Microsoft Security Bulletins October 2016

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Here’s a quick summary of the fixes and changes included in last weekend’s Microsoft Security Bulletins.

Microsoft released updates for supported operating systems and other company products on today’s patch day. This guide provides you with information on the patches and related information. It covers all security and non-security updates that Microsoft released, plus additional information and links that may prove useful. It begins with an executive summary highlighting the most important information about the October 2016 Patch day.


NET Framework 4.6.2 Released

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Aside from allowing longer filenames, the latest version of .NET Framework also supports an interesting assortment of other new capabilities.

Microsoft released the .NET Framework 4.6.2 yesterday for most supported versions of Microsoft Windows featuring “dozens of bug fixes and improvements”. Microsoft ships version 4.6.2 of the NET Framework with Windows 10’s Anniversary Update meaning that it does not need to be installed separately on systems running the latest version of Windows 10.


Advanced Services Manager for Windows

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Most of us are probably already familiar with Windows Services Manager; Advanced Services Manager takes the tools provided by Services Manager a step further.

Just like many other native Windows programs, the Windows Services Manager is a basic application that is easy to use but lacks advanced features. While you can use it to manage services, for instance by disabling services or starting services manually, it lacks features such as an option to filter services by name.


Turn Older Versions of Windows into Windows 10 with a Transformation Pack

Friday, October 17th, 2014

Here’s an interesting way to get a sneak peek at the capabilities that may be eventually be featured in the upcoming Windows 10 release … providing you’ve got the time and patience to undo it if something goes wrong.

Whenever a preview of a new operating system is shown chance is good that someone will create a transformation pack that turns older versions of an operating system into the new one. We have seen transformation packs for a variety of systems in the past. You can turn current versions of Windows into Mac OS X Yosemite for instance.


Fix Old Net Framework Programs Not Installing or Running Under Windows 8

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

Windows 8 is lurking just around the corner and now the thankless task of adapting older programs to the new operating system begins …

Both client and server Windows 8 operating systems ship with the brand new Microsoft .Net Framework 4.5 which replaces version 4.0 of the framework on the system. Microsoft made the decision to not include older versions of the .Net Framework in the operating system by default. To be precise, Windows 8 by default won’t support the Net Framework 3.5, 3.0 or 2.0.

When you now try and install a program in Windows 8 that requires one of the older framework versions, you will be greeted by an error message. Several things may happen:


How to Troubleshoot .NET Framework Issues

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

If you’re having troubles with .NET Framework applications, you might want to try this …

Microsoft’s .NET Framework has become an integral part of the Windows operating system. Windows 7 for instance ships with the .NET Framework 3.5, which means that users can run applications that require this version of the framework, or an older version like the .Net Framework 3.0. Sometimes things are not working as they are intended to, and troubleshooting .Net Framework problems can take a lot of time and spark frustration, as users have to deal with all the different versions that are installed on their system.