7 Resources for IT Pros

Tools and tips for deploying .NET 4.5.

.NET Framework Deployment Guide

Step-by-step article describing how system administrators can deploy .NET Framework 4.5 across a network using SCCM.

.NET Framework Deployment Guide for Administrators  ›

.NET Framework client profile

Subset of the .NET Framework 4.5 optimized for client applications, enabling faster deployment and installation.

.NET Framework client profile  ›

.NET Framework Solution Center

Resources, support options, and support lifecycle for the .NET Framework 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, and 1.1.

.NET Framework Solution Center  ›

Determine what’s currently installed

How to determine which .NET Framework versions and service packs are installed.

How to determine what's currently installed for .NET ›

What’s new in the .NET Framework 4.5

Information about key features and improvements in the .NET Framework 4.

What’s new in the .NET Framework 4.5  ›

Security changes in the .NET Framework 4.5

Information about Enhanced Strong Naming in the .NET Framework 4.5.

Security changes in the .NET Framework 4.5  ›

.NET Framework versions and dependencies

Key components of .NET Framework versions, information about the underlying CLR versions, and versions installed by Windows.

.NET Framework versions and dependencies  ›