Microsoft released the final version of its new .NET 3.0 platform. http://www.netfx3.com/blogs/news_and_annou...ased_2100_.aspx Note, if you are using Windows Vista the .NET Framework 3.0 Runtime Components are installed by default. The Readme for the released version of the .NET Framework 3.0 is available here. If you have a previous CTP installed, please be sure to review the uninstall instructions. If you have questions about installing the .NET Framework 3.0, please post your questions to the .NET Framework Setup Forum.