Please take into account, different applications target different versions
of the .NET Framework, so you might be required to install older versions to
support a particular application. Version 3.0 is built into Windows Vista,
but it is not labled .NET Framework 3.0, version 3.5 was release with the
RTM version of the Visual Studio 2008 development suite.
My Vista Quickstart Guide:
"Simpleuser" <Simpleuser@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>I got caught up in the recent bad update for .NET 1.1 -- the SP1 download.
> It's fixed now.
> But now I see the 1.1 is a really old edition. That's a puzzle since I got
> Vista Ultimate 32bit and Office 2007 just recently, when 2.0, 3.0 and now
> were already out. Some sites say 3.0 ships with Vista yet in Programs and
> Features only 1.1 is listed.
> A reason for asking is that later versions are meant to be better for
> multithreading, and since I use a quad core this may be helpful.
> Should I upgrade?
> What are the pros and cons?