Update for the d3dcompiler_47.dll component on Windows Server 2008 SP2

Applies to: Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2


This article describes an update that addresses an issue in Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (SP2) that is described in the following Knowledge Base article:

4020302 The .NET Framework 4.7 installation is blocked on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2012 because of a missing d3dcompiler update

The .NET Framework 4.6 Servicing Update has dependencies on files that require the d3dcompiler_47.dll update. The d3dcompiler_47.dll update is installed together with either the Security and Quality Rollups or Preview of Quality Rollups that are installed on this system.

The installed version of d3dcompiler_47.dll should be 6.3.9600.18611. 

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To apply this update, you must have Service Pack 2 for Windows Server 2008 installed.  

Restart information

You don't have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update doesn't replace a previously released 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.

Windows Server 2008

Additional file information


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