Repairing Microsoft .NET Framework

This document explains how to repair .NET Framework.

Document 5093  |  Last updated:  11/09/2016 KMG

Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 is a software component that is a part of Microsoft Windows operating systems.  The .NET Framework is a key Microsoft offering and designed for use in most new applications created for the Windows platform.

Problems with .NET Framework can impact the operation of several a la mode programs, including:

  • TOTAL
  • Aurora
  • TOTAL Sketch
  • Vault

Some common errors encountered in a la mode software when Microsoft .NET Framework isn't functioning correctly are:

  • Auroraalamode.MapWiz has encountered a problem and needs to close.
  • TOTAL SketchAn unexpected error occurred while loading the sketcher.

To check for problems with the .NET Framework, first try using Microsoft's repair tool by clicking here.  If the issue is still unresolved, continue with the steps below.

Select your Operating Sytem below for steps to repair the .NET framework.

Windows 8.1 and 10

  1. Press Windows key + Q to pull up Search

    Windows key + Q

  2. Search for Command Prompt
  3. Right click on Command Prompt and choose Run as Administrator
  4. At the prompt, type in the following command:
    sfc /scannow
  5. This initiates the System File Scan and repairs any damaged system files.
  6. Once the scan is complete, restart your computer.

Windows 7

  1. Close all open applications.
  2. Click the Windows Start button, type cmd into the Start Search field, right-click it and click Run as Administrator.
  3. At the prompt, type in the following command:
    sfc /scannow
  4. This initiates the System File Scan and repairs any damaged system files.
  5. Once the scan is complete, restart your computer.

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