about installing .NET and Java

 

installing .NET

install all versions. the farther you go the bigger the developer's SDK's.

  • win98/ME: the last version you can use is 2.0 I believe.
  • win2000/XP/Vista: get the latest version. 3.5 is the latest.

redistributables: 1.1 2.0(x86) 2.0(x64) 2.0(IA64) 3.0 3.0SP1(patch) 3.5

SDKs: 1.1 2.0(x86) 2.0(x64) 2.0(IA64) 3.5

installing Java

use the latest version available for your platform.

  • win98/ME: the last version you can use is 1.5.0_09 which is located here:
  • win2000/XP/Vista: get the latest version from here.