So, you don't need to purchase Visual Studio .NET to create ASP.NET applications. There is some free product called WebMatrix or something like that that you may find useful for .NET development.<BR><BR>ASP and ASP.NET can run on the same site at the same time thought. The only issues is transferring session state back and forth. Here's one solution as to how:<BR><BR>http://www.eggheadcafe.com/articles/20021207.asp<BR><BR>As to your question. COM can call .NET as I recall but<BR>I've never considered actually writing something in .NET only<BR>to be called from COM. Seems like a waste. You can pretty<BR>easily convert a script only ASP page to a script only ASP.NET page until you move over to Visual Studio in the future.