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How to determine which versions of the .NET Framework are installed

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

To determine which versions of the .NET Framework are installed, locate the %systemroot%\Microsoft.NET\Framework folder. To open this folder, you can paste this address into a Windows Explorer address bar. The following folders contain the released versions of the .NET Framework:

  • v3.5

  • v3.0

  • v2.0.50727

  • v1.1.4322

  • v1.0.3705

Note If you see other folders that have a vN.N.NXXXX format, they may contain beta versions or pre-released versions of the .NET Framework. Those versions are outside the scope of this article.

To determine which versions of the .NET Framework are installed on a computer, follow these steps:

  1. Open any one of the folders in the previous list.

  2. Right-click the Mscorlib.dll file, and then click Properties.

  3. Click the Version tab, and then note the file version.

  4. Use the previous list to determine which version of the .NET Framework is installed on the computer, and then click OK.

How to Get ImageMagick to Work With Gallery Remote in Windows Vista

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

If you use Gallery as a tool for displaying your photos online, you might find Gallery Remote a great tool for uploading your pictures. However, many people experience an error message upon installing Gallery Remote in Windows Vista, saying Imagemagick could not be found or is not working properly. Here’s how to fix it.


1. Install the full version of Imagemagick on your PC. It can be downloaded here. Be sure to use version ImageMagick-6.4.2-4-Q16-windows-static.exe.

2. Go to the Program Files folder on your PC and find the folder has been installed in. Change the name of the folder to simply ImageMagick.

3. Go to C:\Program Files\Gallery_Remote\imagemagick folder on your PC.

4. Open the file located in the folder above. It can be opened notepad.exe application.

5. Find the line that begins with im.convertPath= and change it to read: im.convertPath= C:\\Program Files\\ImageMagick\\Convert.exe

6. Save and close IM properties.

7. Open Gallery Remote. Log into your website, and drag and drop a photo. Hopefully, all will be well.