ASP.Net SDK for Windows Me?

Posted on 2003-03-12
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2010-04-07
Hello, I'm jbosch(vosk) and I would like to learn how to use asp.net. In all the tutorials that I have find out in the net, there was a lot of programs but only for Windows NT or Windows XP. Yesterday I received a mail from Microsoft advertising about Microsoft ASP.Net SDK, a program for beginners in ASP to create the first codes and also to implement and/or help the exeperts asp writers. If someone want to take a look, the url is:
The problem is that program only runs on Windows XP or 2000. I'm using Windows Me, so I'm afraid to damage my pc if I install that program. Someone knows a program like that to run on Windows Me? Or can I use that NT/2000 program on my Me?
Question by:vosk
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2

Expert Comment

ID: 8125515
vosk -

The .NET Framework SDK is made to run on the NT codebase, so it can *only* be run on a Windows NT, Windows 2000, or Windows XP OS; it cannot be run on the 95 codebase, which includes Windows ME.  The only thing that can be installed on Windows ME is a .NET redistributable that allows the OS to interact with .NET applications, but not develop them.  So, if you are looking to develop .NET applications on your machine, you are going to need to upgrade your OS, because you will not find a .NET development environment or tool that operates on Windows ME.  Also, if you want to upgrade to Windows XP (and you should), you MUST upgrade to Windows XP Professional to develop ASP.NET applications; the Home version does not support the SDK.  After upgrading, you should then download the ASP.NET Web Matrix development environment from http://www.asp.net to get going, since it is free and is actually a very good tool for the ASP.NET newbie.

(chomp, chomp)

Accepted Solution

gator4life earned 140 total points
ID: 8125573
And another thing...I would not suggest or recommend installing any .NET Framework SDKs on your Windows ME machine.  Here is the official word from the MSDN site: http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dndotnet/html/framewkwinsupp.asp

Notice that the major difference between what the OSs can handle is the ASP.NET SDK, with only Windows 2000 and Windows XP Professional supported.  I run Windows XP Professional, and I absolutely love it.  Windows ME was probably one of the worst OSs that MS released.  You will not be disappointed with an upgrade to WinXP Pro.

(chomp, chomp)

Author Comment

ID: 8126583
Thank's a lot for your good explanation. Surely I will update my OS to Windows XP Professional, because that also will open another new doors besides the net applications.
Thank you.
jbosch (vosk)
(I also think that Me isn't the best Microsoft's achievement)

Featured Post

New feature and membership benefit!

New feature! Upgrade and increase expert visibility of your issues with Priority Questions.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Turn A Profile Picture Into A Cartoon Using Photoshop And Illustrator This tutorial will teach you how to make a cartoon style image out of a regular picture. I have tried to keep the tutorial as simple as possible. I used Adobe CS4 for this tuto…
Originally, this post was published on Monitis Blog, you can check it here . It goes without saying that technology has transformed society and the very nature of how we live, work, and communicate in ways that would’ve been incomprehensible 5 ye…
The purpose of this video is to demonstrate how to create a Printer Friendly PDF on a WordPress Page. This will be demonstrated using a Windows 8 PC. Tools Used are Photoshop, Awesome Screenshot” Google Chrome Extension, and SmallPDF.com Log…
The purpose of this video is to demonstrate how to properly insert a Vimeo Video into a WordPress site or Blog. This will be demonstrated using a Windows 8 PC. Go to your WordPress login page. This will look like the following: mywebsite.com/wp…

752 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question