Developers who wish to update the build of .NET Compact Framework v2 to SP1 with all the legal redistribution rights on their development PC can do so with the .NET Compact Framework v2 SP1 Patch located at

The patch is now available in all VS languages.  The patch will update the installation of .NET Compact Framework 2.0 installed with the following products:

  • Visual Studio 2005 Standard Edition
  • Visual Studio 2005 Professions Edition
  • Visual Studio 2005 Team System
  • .NET Framework 2.0 SDK
  • Windows Vista SDK


Links to the Language Downloads:
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For more information on .NET Compact Framework v2 SP1, please see the previous SP1 Release announcement or the .NET Compact Framework Team BLOG post at:

This patch will also make its way to Microsoft Update within the next few months.