Which .NET Framework is best for Windows XP?

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Which .NET Framework is best for Windows XP and from where can I download it?

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Which .NET Framework is best for Windows XP?


The .NET Framework  is a software framework that runs primarily on Microsoft Windows. To run .NET Framework application, we need to install the related .NET Framework as prerequisite on the target machine to support it.. The most updated version of .NET Framework  is 4.0 which is present in windows 7 as default. How ever  .NET Framework 4.0 is supported on the following Windows XP related OS:
Windows XP Home Edition SP3
Windows XP Professional SP3

Below is the url which contains the system requirement for installing .NET Framework, its installation procedures, specifications and also the downloadable link. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=17851

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Which .NET Framework is best for Windows XP?

.NET Framework
A programming infrastructure created by Microsoft for building, deploying, and running applications and services that use .NET technologies, such as desktop applications and Web services.
The .NET Framework contains three major parts:
the Common Language Runtime
the Framework Class Library
Microsoft started the development on the .NET Framework in the late 1990s originally under the name of Next Generation Windows Services (NGWS). By late 2000 the first beta versions of .NET 1.0 were released.
Version 3.0 of the .NET Framework is included with Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista. Version 3.5 is included with Windows 7, and can also be installed on Windows XP and the Windows Server 2003 family of operating systems. On 12 April 2010, .NET Framework 4 was released alongside Visual Studio 2010.
The Microsoft .NET Framework 4 web installer package downloads and installs the .NET Framework components required to run on the target machine architecture and OS. An Internet connection is required during the installation. .NET Framework 4 is required to run and develop applications to target the .NET Framework 4.

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