The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Developer Pack for Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 SP2, and Windows Vista SP2

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Introduction

The .NET Framework 4.5.2 Developer Pack is a single package that installs the .NET Framework 4.5.2 together with the .NET Framework Multi-targeting pack for the .NET Framework 4.5.2. Developers can build applications that are targeting the .NET Framework 4.5.2 by using either Visual Studio 2013, Visual Studio 2012, or third-party Integrated Development Environments (IDEs). You have to download the Web Installer instead of this package if you intend to redistribute the .NET Framework 4.5.2.

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This package installs the following components:
  • The .NET Framework 4.5.2
  • The .NET Framework 4.5.2 Multi-targeting pack: Contains the reference assemblies needed to build applications that target the .NET Framework 4.5.2.
  • The .NET Framework 4.5.2 Language Packs
  • The .NET Framework 4.5.2 Multi-targeting pack Language Packs: Contains the IntelliSense files to display help when you build applications that target the .NET Framework 4.5.2 by using Visual Studio or third-party IDEs.
Note This package should not be used if you intend to redistribute the .NET Framework. In that case, you should download the Web Installer.

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The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
The .NET Framework 4.5.2 Developer Pack
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To install the ClickOnce BootStrapper package for the .NET Framework 4.5.2 on Visual Studio 2013, download the update from the Microsoft Download Center:

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For more information about the ClickOnce BootStrapper package for the .NET Framework 4.5.2 on Visual Studio 2013, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2961101 ClickOnce Bootstrapper package for the .NET Framework 4.5.2 on Visual Studio 2013

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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What is new in the .NET Framework 4.5.2 ?

The .NET Framework 4.5.2 runs side-by-side with the .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and earlier versions of the .NET Framework. However, the .NET Framework 4.5.2 is an in-place update to the .NET Framework 4.5.1, the .NET Framework 4.5, and the .NET Framework 4.

Command-line switches for this update

For more information about the various command-line options that are supported by this update, go to the "Command-Line options" section on the following MSDN website:

.NET Framework Deployment Guide for Developers

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you install this update. We recommend that you close all applications that are using the .NET Framework before you install this update.

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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Article ID: 2901951 - Last Review: May 6, 2014 - Revision: 1.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2, when used with:
    • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
    • Windows 8.1
    • Windows Server 2012 Standard
    • Windows 8
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1
    • Windows 7 Service Pack 1
    • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2
    • Windows Vista Service Pack 2
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