Affects: Windows 8/8.1 and QuarkXPress 9.X

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).

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