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Assume that you install the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 on Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012. When you try to run an application that depends on the .NET Framework 4.5.1, you may receive the following message:
Note Installing the .NET Framework 4.5.1 on Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012 may require the computer to be restarted. This issue may occur if the computer is not restarted, or if a problem occurs when you complete the installation after the computer is restarted.
This issue occurs because the installation of the .NET Framework 4.5.1 was not completed successfully.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
See other known issues that you may experience after you install Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1