.NET Framework 4.0 Reference Assemblies location

December 13, 2010 at 11:27 PMalex

If you're looking for xml documentation generated for .NET Framework 4.0 assemblies, starting from 3.0 you have to have Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 or .NET Framework SDK installed and those are located at:

Windows 64, .NET 4.0: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Reference Assemblies\Microsoft\Framework\.NETFramework\v4.0"
Windows 32, .NET 4.0: "C:\Program Files\Reference Assemblies\Microsoft\Framework\.NETFramework\v4.0"
Windows 64, .NET 3.5: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Reference Assemblies\Microsoft\Framework\.NETFramework\v3.5"
Windows 64, .NET 3.5: "C:\Program Files\Reference Assemblies\Microsoft\Framework\.NETFramework\v4.0"

 More info about 3.0 can be found at


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