Specifically, this update contains a cumulative account of all limited distribution release (LDR) updates that have been shipped to date. No new features are introduced in this update. This update provides important reliability improvements in the following .NET Framework components, among others:
- Common Language Runtime
- Windows Forms
- Windows Presentation Foundation
- Windows Communication Foundation
How to obtain this update
Method 1:This update is available from Windows Update, as an Optional update.
Method 2:To obtain the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.
PrerequisitesTo apply this update, you must have the .NET Framework 4.6 or 4.6.1 installed, as appropriate.
You must also have Windows Installer 3.1 or a later version installed on the computer. To obtain the latest version of Windows Installer, go to the following Microsoft website:
Command-line switches for this updateFor information about the various command-line switches that are supported by this update, visit Command-Line Options on MSDN site.
Restart requirementYou have to restart the computer after you apply this update if any affected files are being used. We recommend that you close all .NET Framework-based applications before you apply this update.
Update removal informationTo remove this update, use the Add or Remove Programs item or the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.
File informationFor a list of the files that are provided in this reliability update, download the file information for reliability update 3179949:
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Article ID: 3179949 - Last Review: Sep 27, 2016 - Revision: 1