Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 (Offline Installer) for Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 SP2 Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2

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The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 is a highly compatible, in-place update to the Microsoft .NET Framework 4, Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5, Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 and Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2. The offline package can be used in situations where the web installer cannot be used due to lack of internet connectivity.
  • Version:

    4.6

    File Name:

    NDP46-KB3045557-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe

    Date Published:

    10/15/2015

    File Size:

    62.4 MB

      This is an offline installer. There are separate installers for web and offline installation. If you intend to redistribute either of these installers in the setup for your own product or application, we recommend that you choose the web installer because it is smaller and typically downloads faster. You can download the web installer here. Wherever possible, Microsoft recommends you use the Web Installer in lieu of the Offline Package for optimal efficiency and bandwidth requirements. The offline package can be used in situations where the web installer cannot be used due to lack of internet connectivity. This package is larger than the web installer and does not include the language packs. You can download and install the language packs from here.
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Vista Service Pack 2

      • Supported Operating Systems:
        • Windows Vista SP2 (x86 and x64)
        • Windows 7 SP1 (x86 and x64)
        • Windows 8 (x86 and x64)
        • Windows 8.1 (x86 and x64)
        • Windows Server 2008 SP2 (x86 and x64)
        • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (x64)
        • Windows Server 2012 (x64)
        • Windows Server 2012 R2 (x64)
      • Minimum Hardware Requirements:
        • 1 GHz or faster processor
        • 512 MB of RAM
        • 4.5 GB of available hard disk space (x86)
        • 4.5 GB of available hard disk space (x64)
      • On this page, choose the Download button.
        • To install the software now, choose the Run button.
        • To install the software later, choose the Save button. (The computer does not have to be connected to the Internet.)
    • Please see the Knowledge Base Article KB 3045557 for more information. When you install this package you will see following packages/updates installed as per operating system: • On Windows Vista SP2 / Windows 7 SP1/ Windows Server 2008 SP2 / Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, you will see the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 as an installed product under Programs and Features in Control Panel. • On Windows 8 / Windows Server 2012 you can find this as Update for Microsoft Windows (KB3045562) under Installed Updates in Control Panel. • On Windows 8.1 / Windows Server 2012 R2 you can find this as Update for Microsoft Windows (KB3045563) under Installed Updates in Control Panel. This version of the .NET Framework runs side-by-side with the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 and earlier versions, but performs an in-place update for the .NET Framework 4, .NET Framework 4.5, .NET Framework 4.5.1 and .NET Framework 4.5.2. For important information about this release, see the .NET Framework 4.6 Readme File.