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Create a new folder that is named Framework on drive C.
Download and then save the .NET Framework 1.0 and the .NET Framework 1.0 SP3 file in the C:\Framework folder. To obtain the .NET Framework 1.0 and the .NET Framework 1.0 SP3, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Extract both of the downloaded files. To do this, follow these steps:
Click Start, click Run, type C:\Framework\dotnetredist.exe /t:c:\Framework\ /c, and then click OK.
Click Start, click Run, type C:\Framework\dotnetfx.exe /t:c:\Framework\extracted\ /c, and then click OK.
Turn off or disable any antivirus or third-party firewall software that is running on the computer.
Note An antivirus program is designed to help protect your computer from viruses. You must not download or open files from sources that you do not trust, visit Web sites that you do not trust, or open e-mail attachments when your antivirus program is disabled.
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