.NET 2.0 Application on Windows Server 2003 dies with a File Not Found exception

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http://serverfault.com – I need to run a small .NET 2.0 based application on a Windows Server 2003 based server. I have successfully installed .NET 2.0.50727 from here and rebooted the server. When I launch the application it is as though I never tried to - no error dialogs, just silent death. The Event Viewer shows an Application Error with the following info: Source: .NET runtime 2.0 error Event ID: 5000 Event Type: clr20r3 system.io.filenotfoundexception I'm assuming this is because the .NET framework has put one or more required DLLs in a different location to Windows XP (where this application runs without (HowTos)