Compatibility of a form created with Visual Studio 2013

Posted on 2014-02-18
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According to the system requirements Visual Studio 2013 can only be installed on Windows 7 and above, or Windows Server 2008 and above.  My question is, if I create a form in Visual Studio 2013, can the form be opened on a Windows XP computer?
Question by:printmedia
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lludden earned 2000 total points
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As long as it doesn't have a dependency on Framework 4.5.  If you build it for Framework 4.0 or earlier it will work on XP.
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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Windows Forms are supported on Windows XP without question.  .net framework is another question, as noted above .net 4.5 and higher is supported only on Vista or newer

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