February 2018 Preview of Quality Rollups for .NET Framework 2.0 SP2, 3.0 SP2, 4.5.2, and 4.6 for Windows Server 2008 SP2 (KB 4074808)

Applies to: .NET Framework 4.6

Notice


Update KB 4074808 has been released as part of the Preview of Quality Rollups for .NET Framework for February 2018. Parts of this update were previously released as part of the Security and Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 2.0 SP2, 3.0 SP2, 4.5.2, and 4.6 for Windows Server 2008 SP2 (KB 4076495) and as part of the January 2018 Preview of the Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 2.0 SP2, 3.0 SP2, 4.5.2, and 4.6 for Windows Server 2008 SP2 (KB 4057273).

Summary


This article lists the Quality Rollups for .NET Framework 2.0 SP2, 3.0 SP2, 4.5.2, and 4.6 for Windows Server 2008 SP2.

Important

  • All updates for .NET Framework 4.6 for Windows Server 2008 require that the d3dcompiler_47.dll is installed. We recommend that you install the included d3dcompiler_47.dll update before you apply this update. For more information about the d3dcompiler_47.dll update, see KB 4019478.
  • If you install a language pack after you install this update, you must reinstall this update. Therefore, we recommend that you install any language packs that you need before you install this update. For more information, see Add language packs to Windows.

Known issues


.NET Framework applications might experience System.Security.Cryptography.Xml.Reference.LoadXml exception errors after you install the February 2018 .NET Framework Preview of Quality Rollup updates for Windows 7 SP1, and Server 2008 SP2 and Server 2008 R2 SP1.

Because of this known issue, update KB 4073701 is no longer available from Windows Update, WSUS, or Microsoft Update Catalog as of February 23, 2018.

For more information about this known issue, go to the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

4091227 Exceptions in System.Security.Cryptography.Xml.Reference.LoadXml after you install the February 2018 .NET Framework Preview of Quality Rollup updates for Windows 7 SP1, Server 2008 R2 SP1, and Server 2008 SP2

Additional information about this update


The following articles contain additional information about this update as it relates to individual product versions. The articles may contain known-issue information.
 
  • 4054996 Description of Security and Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 and 3.0 SP2 for Windows Server 2008 SP2 (KB 4054996)
  • 4054992 Description of Security and Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows 7 SP1, Server 2008 R2 SP1, and Server 2008 SP2 (KB 4054992)
  • 4073701 Description of Preview of Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.7, and 4.7.1 for Windows 7 SP1 and Server 2008 R2 SP1 and for .NET Framework 4.6 on Server 2008 SP2 (KB 4073701)

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