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Introduction

An update is available for Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) that adds support for designing and developing applications that target the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0.3.

This update package installs the following updates:
  • 2600211 Update 4.0.3 for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 – Runtime Update
  • 2600213 Multi-Targeting Pack for the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0.3
  • 2495593 Update for Visual Studio 2010 SP1 to enable State Machine designer


Note This update should not be used to develop application for the .NET Framework 4.0.3 on Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview. If you install Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview or the .NET Framework 4.5 Developer Preview on the same computer as Visual Studio 2010 SP1 and Design-time Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0.3, then you will be unable to use the same computer to develop applications for the .NET Framework 4.0.3.

Notes
  • For more information about Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview, visit the following MSDN website:
    Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview
  • For more information about the .NET Framework 4.5 Developer Preview, visit the following MSDN website:
    The .NET Framework 4.5 Developer Preview
  • If you installed the Beta version of this update previously, then we recommend that you uninstall the Multi-Targeting Pack for the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0.3 Beta from Control Panel before you install this update.
    2599652 Multi-Targeting Pack for the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0.3 Beta

MORE INFORMATION

This update adds support for designing and developing applications on Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 SP1 for the Update 4.0.3 for Microsoft .NET Framework 4.

This update installs the packages that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
  • 2600211 Update 4.0.3 for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 – Runtime Update
  • 2600213 Multi-Targeting Pack for the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0.3
  • 2495593 Update for Visual Studio 2010 SP1 to enable State Machine designer
Note To use new features that are provided by this update, follow these steps:
  1. Install the .NET Framework 4.0.3 - Design-Time Update for Visual Studio 2010 SP1.
  2. Open Visual Studio 2010 SP1.
  3. Create a new workflow project, and then set the target framework for the project to .NET Framework 4.0.3 Client Profile or to .NET Framework 4.0.3.

    Note The target framework can be changed by using the Target Framework list in the Project Properties dialog box.
  4. After the project is created, you can code and use a designer to build a .NET Framework 4.0.3 -based application.


Note If you set the target framework to .NET Framework 4.0.3, IntelliSense for all new public APIs from Update 4.0.3 Beta for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 – Runtime Update is exposed.

Download information

To download the update, visit the following Microsoft Download Center website:

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For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Command-line switches for this update

For more information about command-line switches for Windows Installer, visit the following MSDN website:
227091 Command-Line Switches for the Microsoft Windows Installer Tool
For more information about Windows Installer, visit the following MSDN website:
General information about Windows Installer

Prerequisites

To install this update, you must have the following software installed:
  • Windows Installer 3.1 or a later version of Windows Installer

    Note To obtain the latest version of Windows Installer, visit the following Microsoft website:
    Download information for Windows Installer 4.5 Redistributable
  • Visual Studio 2010 SP1

Known issues

Assume that you uninstall one of the updates that are installed as part of this update. In this situation, you experience one of the following known issues:
  • If you uninstall update 2495593, the Visual Studio toolbox support for State Machine is removed.
  • If you uninstall update 2600213, the .NET Framework 4.0.3 target framework and reference assemblies are removed. Therefore, IntelliSense and compilations for the .Net Framework 4.0.3 features and for Workflow State Machine Designer are regressed.
  • If you uninstall update 2600211, the runtime components that are required by .NET Framework 4.0.3 -based applications are removed, and the .NET Framework 4.0.3 -based applications will not run correctly.

Restart requirement

After you apply this update, you do not have to restart the computer unless the files that are being updated are locked or are being used.

However, you have to restart Visual Studio to display the new toolbox buttons if Visual Studio 2010 SP1 is running when you install this update.

Update removal information

To remove this update completely, you have to remove the updates that are described in the following articles individually by using the Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel:
  • 2600211 Update 4.0.3 for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 – Runtime Update
  • 2600213 Multi-Targeting Pack for the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0.3
  • 2495593 Update for Visual Studio 2010 SP1 to enable State Machine designer

File information

The global version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
SetupEngine.dll10.0.30319.254810,25605-Nov-201116:23
SetupUi.dll10.0.30319.254296,71205-Nov-201116:23
ParameterInfo.xmlNot applicable200,86805-Nov-201116:14
SetupUtility.exe4.0.30319.25497,04805-Nov-201116:23
NDP40-KB2599651-x86-x64.mspNot applicable312,065,53605-Nov-201116:16
VS10SP1-KB2495593.mspNot applicable844,80005-Nov-201116:17
netfx_403mtpack.exe4.0.30319.51919,856,37605-Nov-201116:17

Properties

Article ID: 2600214 - Last Review: June 25, 2012 - Revision: 4.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010
  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
  • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2, when used with:
    • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter
    • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
    • Windows Server 2008 Foundation
    • Windows Server 2008 Standard
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2, when used with:
    • Windows Vista Business
    • Windows Vista Enterprise
    • Windows Vista Home Basic
    • Windows Vista Home Premium
    • Windows Vista Starter
    • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows 7 Enterprise
  • Windows 7 Home Basic
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Windows 7 Professional
  • Windows 7 Starter
  • Windows 7 Ultimate
  • Windows 7 Service Pack 1, when used with:
    • Windows 7 Enterprise
    • Windows 7 Home Basic
    • Windows 7 Professional
    • Windows 7 Ultimate
    • Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1, when used with:
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation
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