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BOOK: Beginning ASP.NET 2.0 BOOK VB ISBN: 978-0-7645-8850-1; C# ISBN: 978-0-470-04258-8
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Just a word to anyone that is getting ready to start the book. Make sure you uninstall any BETA's you may have installed. Everything was working fine for me until I hit Chapter 6 and realized that they were out of BETA. After uninstalling the BETA's (still working on my home computer) and installing the latest versions, everything is runing fine now.

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No installation problems from going from beta 2 to final?

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My office computer was a clean uninstall of Beta 2 and then a smooth install.

My home computer was another story. I had a bothched install of an MSDN server I forgot about. The automatic uninstall did not work so I had to do an manual uninstall of SQL Server. There were a bunch of registry keys to remove and then some directories.

Once that was done, the new version installed with no problems. I get a named instance error every once in a while... but, I just set the connection to false for named instance.

You should be ok if you had a clean install of the beta.

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I went from beta 1 to beta 2, which had problems, and the final didn't work, so I had to reformat. I was curious if beta 2 to final only was good. Thanks for the info.

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