Update for .NET Framework 4.8 for Windows 7 SP1 and Server 2008 R2 SP1 (KB4530746)

Applies to: .NET Framework

This update for Windows 7 SP1 and Server 2008 R2 SP1 includes a fix to an issue introduced in the October 15th Cumulative update. See the Quality and reliability improvements section for more details. Before you install this update, see the Prerequisites and Restart requirement sections.

Important

  • Starting in August, 2019, updates to .NET Framework 4.6 and above, for Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, and Windows 7SP1, require SHA-2 Code signing support. Please make sure that you have all the latest Windows Updates before applying this update to avoid installation issues. For more detailed information about SHA-2 code signing support updates, please see KB 4474419.

Quality and reliability improvements


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Address an issue where ClickOnce applications and applications creating the default AppDomain with a restricted permission set may observe application launch or application runtime failures, or unexpected behaviors. The observable issue was the System.AppDomainSetup.TargetFrameworkName is null, leading to any quirks enabling reverting back to .NET Framework 4.0 behaviors.


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Known Issues in this update


There are no known issues with this update, however, this update resolves a previous known issue. This patch includes improvements to resolve a known issue discussed in KB4519568 that occurs after applying the October Preview of Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 4.8. To resolve this issue, install update for .NET Framework 4.8 for Windows 7 SP1 and Server 2008 R2 SP1 KB4533005.

How to obtain and install the update


Microsoft Update Catalog

This update is available for download from the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must have .NET Framework 4.8 installed.

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this update if any affected files are being used. We recommend that you exit all .NET Framework-based applications before you apply this update.

File information


The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables.


How to obtain help and support for this update