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Where do .net DLLs and exe files reside. ?

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Updated 10-Feb-21 23:50pm

Stadard path to .net resources is C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET

More details at: Determine which .NET Framework versions are installed | Microsoft Docs[^]
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When you compile from Visual Studio it is obvious: in the Bin directory.
There is however a thing called "GAC" (Global Assembly Cache) which is more for system dll's, read more about it here: Using Assemblies in Microsoft .NET and C#[^]
Normally you won't write to the GAC for your own programs and you can just copy your .dll's and .exe files in one directory for distribution.

To quote Microsoft:
You should share assemblies by installing them into the Global Assembly Cache only when you need to
Global Assembly Cache | Microsoft Docs[^]
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