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Thursday, 29 January 2009

Web Platform Installer 1.0 released

Just received this in the MS Partner Newsletter and thought I'd share it;

Web Platform Installer 1.0 is a free tool that enables you to easily download and install the latest components of the Microsoft Web Platform, including Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 and 7.0, SQL Server 2008 Express, .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 and Visual Web Developer 2008 Express SP1. The Web Platform Installer offers a single installer to help you obtain the software you need to build and run a complete Web solution on the Microsoft Web platform, whether you are using Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, or Windows Server 2008. With the Web Platform Installer, you can:

. Obtain components of the Microsoft Web Platform quickly and easily . Choose which components to install to set up a complete or custom Web platform . Install the latest versions of Microsoft Web Platform products, components and tools

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