Last week’s SeattleD2ig meeting I became the proud new owner of a shiny new box filled with Expression goodness – the MS Expression Studio is MINE!
Uninstall my previews, verify that I did in fact install .net 3.5 SP1 as remembered, and then install the new shiny MS Expression Blend w/ key and all.
OOoohh… but its Blend 2.0. Can’t do Silverlight. Shoot.
So I download the Service Pack for Blend 2, and commense installation to see this lovely gem after accepting the TOS:
I’ll post if/when I discover how to get past this issue. I’m beginning to feel that if there are any bumps to be experienced on a roadway where it comes to working with Blend or anything related, I’m bound to find them.
Update: I discovered the cause of my issue. The version which is in the MS Expression Studio was Expression Blend v. 1 Not Blend 2.
Uninstalling the version from the box, installed one from the MSDN website and applied the key from the box then tried to run the SP1 installation update: Lovely lovely installation success.