Way To Determine Through Code What Is Latest Version Of .net Framework Pc Is Running

Feb 3, 2009

I have developed a small application in VB.NET 2008. It uses .net framework 3.5. But somehow it also runs in computers with .net framework 2 or 2.5. Is there a way to determine thru code what is the latest version of .net framework the pc is running. This way I can give a warning message box that the required framework is not installed.


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I have a VS2010 solution (upgraded) that has two projects, an EXE and a DLL. In both the Target framework versions are 4.0. When one look at the references of the EXE project, one can see that the System.dll (and System.Core.dll and so for) references to the v4 version (the latest); however, in the DLL project the references points to the .Net Framework v2 version. Why is this happening? How can I make all my projects to point to the v4 libraries?

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Feb 23, 2009

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Let's call it SvcB and the version is also 10.11.12.x. Now, AppA's division does not need to update their system as often as we do, so AppA's version will stay 10.11.12.x for some time, probably until we decide to change the format of the class that is exchanged between us. Our division needs to change the logic behind the service SvcB more often and the version must change with every major deployement.

So let's say we change the logic and we deploy a new version of SvcB, 11.02.11.x. AppA will still reference the old version, so the logic being used is now incorrect. We are thinking of creating a new "facade" to our service. Let's call it SvcFrontB. SvcFrontB's version will stay the same, in sync with the AppA's own version. Now I need SvcFrontB to load the most recent version of SvcB through reflection. This way, I am sure the latest logic is always used. How do I achieve that without using LoadWithPartialName ?

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I want to enable auto updating on my vb app.So I got Project--> Properties--> click the Application tab. Click the Assembly Information button --> Update the Assembly version. Then click ok.Then I build my app. Then I click the Publish Wizard. I specify the location to publish the app. It is an ftp folder.Then I click Next.It asks how will the user Install the app.I select FROM a CD-ROM.then I go next.It asks where will the app check for updates.I specify the same ftp folder.then I go finish. And it publishes to the ftp location.Then I get the setup file from that location and run it on my pc. It loads my app fine. then I build and publish again. But when I copen my app it doesn't update with the latest version.

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I got the following error but am perplexed why .NET thinks this DLL is located in the internet zone when clearly it is on the Intranet.

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I am making a little Diagnostic Test app to check that certain folders and files exist.I would also like to list some system specs, i have almost all the ones i need except the currently installed framework version.

I have search the My.Computer libraries and in the help but cannot get the framework version to display in a listbox.How to get the framework version into a string?

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How can I programmatically determine if .net 2 or any other .net framework is on a computer?

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Is there a way to check if the necessary version of .NET framework has installed and if it has not installed to display a custom message explaining the user what is the problem and how to download the required version of .NET framework in order to make the application work?

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All my application does is downloading files and doing string manipulation. I don't think I need .NET 4.0 for that. I changed the framework to 2.0, so more people can use my application without having to install a newer version.[code]...

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Apr 2, 2010

If I create an application in VB.NET using Visual Studio 2008, what version of the .NET Framework do other people need to have in order to run my program?  Is it the same every time, or does it depend on what the application actually does?

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Jan 13, 2010

I need to detect if any version of the .NET framework is installed as we are deploying a .NET 2.0 app via logon script (ie XCOPY deployment) to all PCs in our network. The .NET app will be set to start when a user logs in, so we need to determine if .NET 2.0 (or higher) is installed before we deploy the app otherwise the user will get an error each time they log in. Is there any sure fire way to detect .NET via vbscript or batch file? All of the results I have found on google don't seem to be that reliable.

I have recently written a program that detects installed programs in the same way that Add/Remove Programs does but the problem with this is that even Add/Remove Programs does not seem to show the .NET framework on all PCs that have got it installed (like my home PC for example, definitely has .NET 3.5 installed but its not in the Add/Remove Programs list).

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Dec 6, 2011

I'm writing a code that will check if .net framework 3.5 SP1 is installed before installing the program.The command I found googling around was System.Runtime.InteropServices.Runtime Environment.GetSystemVersion..I wasn't able to verify the correct .net framework version using this command.I'm currently running 3.5 SP1 and this command is showing v2.0.Is there another way to get the correct .net framework version?

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Jul 21, 2010

Is it possible to reduce the version of .net framework of my application. For example: Host using my application have .NET 2.0 I make changes in my app so that it always run as .NET 2.0 not the latest .NET 3.5

Or another idea i have is to deploy .NET 3.5 in installation package i.e. if he runs my app and it detects .NET version and if its not .NET 3.5 then .NET 3.5 installer should open else my app should run.

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Nov 1, 2010

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Jul 9, 2009

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Oct 27, 2010

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Feb 3, 2010

I wrote a programme and sent it to my client, (it was not a deployment or install file - just the .exe). He responded that it would not run and the PC reported "this program requires Net Framework 2.0". He cannot update the PC in question with Net Framework 2.0. So my question is can i somehow change my program to use an earlier version of Net Framework?

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Dec 21, 2009

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How do I tell what version of the dotnet framework is required by my application?I am using Visual Studio 2008.I have these installed on my machine:

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Are the service pack 2 updates inclusive of service pack 1? I don't think I need .Net 2.0 - do I need 3.0 if I also have 3.5 ? Do I look somewhere inside Visual Studio, or at my references?

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