Affects: Windows 8/8.1 and QuarkXPress 9.X


Summary:
Customers using QuarkXPress 9.x on Windows 8 / 8.1 may face issues with App Studio XTs. As .NET framework 3.5 is NOT installed on Windows 8.x by default. It ships with .NET Framework v4.5 (which includes v4.0).


Solution:
To completely install .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8.x. (Please note that just enabling .NET v3.5 in Windows Features may not work):


1. You either have to use Windows 8 DVD or ISO file on the computer.



2. Make sure to note the Drive name where the DVD/ISO image is mounted as a drive (It should be D/>: or E/>: )


3. Open Command Prompt as administrator (Win+X OR Type 'Command' on the Windows 8 Start Screen, On the 'Command Prompt' icon Right Click and choose Run as Administrator).


4. Type /Copy-Paste the below command on the 'Command Prompt' :


DISM /Online /Enable-Feature /FeatureName:NetFx3 /All /LimitAccess /Source:{Drive name}:\sources\sxs


5. Wait for the process to complete