It's SMALLER and you're complaining?<BR><BR>And I suppose you also enjoy the bloatware that MS Office has evolved into?<BR><BR>LOL -- this isn't meant to be sarcastic, I just think it's funny. Most people would rather have smaller applications and downloads.
The Beta2 download from http://www.asp.net/ does not contain the documentation, quickstart, samples, etc. that Beta 1 continued. All that jazz is on-line or downloadable. The 19 MB download contains just the core .NET Framework classes, the VB.NET/C# compilers, the CLR, etc.