problem updating Windows.net framework

  davidmball9 28 Nov 12
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I run XP Pro on s desktop and every time I use windows update, it fails to load 2 updates to do with Windows .net framework. I have tried various fixes including registry clean up. I once tried to delete the .net framework software and re load it, but I lost all my sound drivers and hi res video drivers, so had to restore to old setting. My PC has version 2, 3, 3.5 and 4 loaded. Can anyone advise what the problem is and how to fix it - short of a complete re-install?

  difarn 28 Nov 12

Have you tried the Microsoft .net framework repair tool.?

  davidmball9 29 Nov 12

Thanks, I'll try that. I did part of it last night nut my machine rebooted itself overnight. I am just trying to load the updates and will keep you posted.

  davidmball9 29 Nov 12

Repair tool did not work. Problen is with framework 2.0 SP2.

I will have to try reloading that version.

Can anyone tell me why I need 4 different versions of .net framework on my PC?

  Sea Urchin 29 Nov 12

Why do you need all the versions?

.NET Framework

  difarn 29 Nov 12

You may find this microsoft article useful in uninstalling and reinstalling .net framework 2.0 sp2.

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