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    Writting .Net framework 1.1 Application from VS 2005 Express

    Hello,
    How can I write an application for .Net framework 1.1 from Visual C# 2005 express edition. I am developing on Vista and have framwork 2.0 on it.
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    Re: Writting .Net framework 1.1 Application from VS 2005 Express

    Quote Originally Posted by xs2ahmed
    Hello,
    How can I write an application for .Net framework 1.1 from Visual C# 2005 express edition.
    You cant. Install 2003 instead

    ps; maybe VS2008 can create 1.1 version exes.. I've heard about it but never tried it
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    Re: Writting .Net framework 1.1 Application from VS 2005 Express

    No, I can not use VS 2003 because I have to use Express version (Free one) and there is no VS C# 2003 Express so I can only use VS 2005 express or 2008 express.

    and I need to write application for .Net 1.1
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    Re: Writting .Net framework 1.1 Application from VS 2005 Express

    Quote Originally Posted by xs2ahmed
    No, I can not use VS 2003 because I have to use Express version (Free one) and there is no VS C# 2003 Express so I can only use VS 2005 express or 2008 express.

    and I need to write application for .Net 1.1
    Here are your options:
    1) Use 2003 to write a 1.1 application
    2) Use 2005 to write a 2.0 application

    These are not your options:
    3) Use 2003 to write a 2.0 application
    4) Use 2005 to write a 1.1 application

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    Re: Writting .Net framework 1.1 Application from VS 2005 Express

    Remember the RUNTIME itself contains EVERYTHING you need to write managed applications, you do NOT need Visual Studio at all.

    Of course writing applications using Notepad and command line tools is tedious, but it is 100% possible.

    This yeilds an option of:

    1) Use VS-2005 (Express) to write the application being carefuly to only use .Net 1.1 functionallity. Debug it throughly.

    2) Use the .Net 1.1 runtime tools to recompile the application.
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    Re: Writting .Net framework 1.1 Application from VS 2005 Express

    Sorry to also lay an egg as well, but seriously, why do you need to write an application for .NET 1.1
    Is only .NET 1.1 installed on themachine or what
    Make your life easy, and get either the .NET Framework 2.0, or .NET Framework 3.0 or 3.5 Redistributable Packages, as shown here:
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    Re: Writting .Net framework 1.1 Application from VS 2005 Express

    Quote Originally Posted by HanneSThEGreaT
    Sorry to also lay an egg as well, but seriously, why do you need to write an application for .NET 1.1
    Is only .NET 1.1 installed on themachine or what
    Make your life easy, and get either the .NET Framework 2.0, or .NET Framework 3.0 or 3.5 Redistributable Packages, as shown here:
    http://www.codeguru.com/forum/showpo...97&postcount=6
    Believe it or not, there are STILL (at least as of March 2008) some IT departments that will NOT deploy .NET 2.0.

    [My firm made a decision to no longer support .NET 1.1 as of Jul 1, 2007. We lost ONE client]
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