Starting with Jive for Office and Jive for Outlook v3, which will be released with our Fall Release, .NET 4 framework (minimum client profile) will be required to support these integrations. .NET4 is the default for Windows 8, and is available for installation against Windows XP, Vista, and 7. Developing against this framework allows us to continue to innovate our products while maintaining the strictest standards for stability and performance.
As your users install or upgrade to the latest versions of Jive for Office/Outlook after their release, they will be prompted to install the .NET4 framework if it is not detected on their computers. Administrative rights are required for this installation, so if your users do not have such rights on their computers it is imperative that they get the framework upgrade prior to installing these latest versions. If you package and mass deploy the plugin to your users, please ensure that they also have .NET4 installed, or the update will fail.