.NET Framework 4.0 x64 - by OSVBNET

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ID 545651 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 3/30/2010 2:26:27 AM
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I just downloaded and installed .NET Framework 4.0 RC x64 (48MB) from here:


And notified that this setup package will install both on x86 and x64 systems?!
Is this expected behaviour?
That x64 installs on both platforms but x86 just installs on x86?!

Thank you :)
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Posted by Microsoft on 4/21/2010 at 2:10 PM

This is the expected behavior. The X86 package is designed to install only on X86 machine. If you are targeting both x86 and x64 machine, we recommend you use dotNetFx40_Full_x86_x64.exe.

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Posted by Microsoft on 3/30/2010 at 10:46 PM
Thank you for reporting the issue.
We are routing this issue to the appropriate group within the Visual Studio Product Team for triage and resolution.These specialized experts will follow-up with your issue.