You must install an additional Direct X component in order to install the . These components are available as part of the operating system in recent versions of Windows including Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2.
To install, have your main program start an update application and exit.
So, my question is, is there away to get a windows application (exe) which is already loaded, to copy a new version of itself across the network, then shut down, and then load the new copy? John, You have the right idea, but to make this work you need to have a slight shift in thinking.
I've done a couple of Smart Client applications and have used a loader application that executes prior to the actual application.
NET Framework a singular component so that it would behave in an intuitive fashion with respect to reboots. It does not enable the use of later versions of Direct X with WPF. Please tell us what you think about the release and how it is working for you in your environment.
As a result, the Direct X component is a pre-requisite not an included component. The feedback on wanting to use later versions of Direct X has been passed on to the WPF team. Please share your feedback in the comments below or on Git Hub. Updated 2017/06/15 Updated 2017/06/01: Fixed a broken hyperlink for KB4019265 Updated 2017/05/22: Updated information about the Direct X dependency to note that the dependency is now available on Windows Update, WSUS and the MU Catalog.