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Do users require XP Professional to run an VB .Net application?

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I tried to run a sample VB .Net application on a machine with XP home edition but it didn't work. What are the system requirements for a VB. Net application to run?
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by:Bob Learned
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No.

System Requirements for Visual Studio .NET 2003
http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/productinfo/sysreqs/default.aspx

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for VB.Net Applications to run, minimum requirement for the operating system is Windows 98.
you should have installed .Net framework on the machine where you want to run vb.net Application.
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Man, I really hate when then happens, but it couldn't have happened to a nicer guy :)  

You answer the question as asked, but the accepted answer is one that you didn't expect :)

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Sorry Bob but the accepted answer filled me in more on the entire picture. Forgive me - I'm new to this game!
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No problems, it's Friday, and I'm just having fun.  It's never about the points with me--it's more about getting you the right answer.

Remember, though, if more than 1 answer provides you with information, you can split points among the contributors.
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>>you should have installed .Net framework on the machine where you want to run vb.net Application.

a split would be better!
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Also, if you think that you didn't give someone there just rewards, you can always post a POINTS FOR Desp question after the accepting another answer :)

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