Where can I find ngen on my PC?

Posted on 2008-09-29
Last Modified: 2010-10-05
I found this nice article on how to make my .net code more secure and safer from reflector, but where can I find ngen.exe?
Question by:silentthread2k

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fernandonajera earned 250 total points
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In your .NET framework directory. In my computer, it is


Note that - as far as I know - the 2.0 version is the same as for .NET 3.0 and 3.5.

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ID: 22601254
If you have .NET installed shoud be somehwere here:

Of course use your version:C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\vXXXXXX where x's stand for numbers on your pc.

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