This article describes an update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2 on Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (version 1709) and Windows Server (version 1709).
About Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2 is a highly compatible and in-place update to .NET Framework 4.6.2, 4.7, and 4.7.1. However, it can run side-by-side with .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and earlier versions of .NET Framework.
When you install this package, it is listed as Update for Microsoft Windows (KB 4073120) under the Installed Updates item in Control Panel.
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2 is available on the Microsoft Update Catalog website for download and for import into Windows Software Update Services (WSUS).
The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
For more information about .NET Framework 4.7.2 offline installer, see .NET Framework 4.7.2 offline installer for Windows.
For information about how to download Microsoft support files, see How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services.
- Applications that rely on .NET Framework to initialize a COM component and that run with restricted permissions may fail to start or run correctly, and return "access denied," "class not registered," or "internal failure occurred for unknown reasons" errors.
- For the known issues in .NET Framework 4.7.2 see .NET Framework 4.7.2 Known Issues.
Command-line switches for this update
For more information about the various command-line options that are supported by this update, see the “Command-Line options” section in .NET Framework Deployment Guide for Developers.
You may have to restart the computer after you install this update. We recommend that you exit all applications that are using .NET Framework before you install this update.
Supported operating systems
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2 (Offline Installer) supports the following operating system:
- Windows Server (version 1709)
- Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (version 1709)(x86 and x64)