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An update for the .NET Framework 4.5 in Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Vista is available
Article ID: 2770445 - View products that this article applies to.
This update resolves an issue in the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 redistributable package dated August 16, 2012 on a computer that is running one of the following operating systems:
For more information about the issue, go to the following Microsoft TechNet website:
Microsoft Security Advisory (2749655)
Update informationThis update only contains the correctly signed versions of the files, and will replace the files in your .NET Framework 4.5 installation.
Note This update is not required if you have downloaded and installed the .NET Framework 4.5 redistributable package published on or after October 9, 2012 from the Microsoft Download Center
(http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=255943), or if your computer is running Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012.
How to obtain this updateWindows Update
This update is available from Windows Update
Microsoft Download Center
If you have to manually update the affected files for the .NET Framework 4.5, then reinstall the .NET Framework 4.5 redistributable package from the Microsoft Download Center
PrerequisitesTo apply this update, you must have the version of the .NET Framework 4.5 published before October 9, 2012 installed on a computer that is running one of the following operating systems:
Registry informationTo apply this update, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
Restart requirementYou do not have to restart the computer after you apply this update.
Update replacement informationThis update does not replace a previously released update.