Using Microsoft software, especially NET, is strategically a very poor idea.
NET is not only bulky, but it loads with Windows XP whether needed or not, and there is no way to prevent this short of removing it all together.
Slowing down PCs is what Microsoft does best.
Why would you patronize them?
Why would you give them your money?
Why would you inflict Bill Gates' malware on others?
Can't you guys program your own code?
Try using DELPHI.
It's full-featured and malware-free.
It doesn't intrude on the user.
Borland has a sterling reputation.
Can you say that about Microsoft?
I doubt it.
Nice product you have.
It's a shame I can't use it.
WON'T use it.
Bad decision you made.