In addition, if you run the cleanup tool on an OS that has any edition of the .
NET Framework installed as a part of the OS, it will prevent you from using the .
NET Framework cleanup tool is designed to automatically perform a set of steps to remove selected versions of the . It will remove files, directories, registry keys and values and Windows Installer product registration information for the . The tool is intended primarily to return your system to a known (relatively clean) state in case you are encountering .
NET Framework 1.0 from Windows XP Media Center Edition or Windows XP Tablet PC Edition or remove the .
NET Framework 2.0 or 3.0 from Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008.
NET Framework download locations If you plan to re-install the .
NET Framework after running the cleanup tool, you can download the various versions of the .