This article describes the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2 Preview offline installer for Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2012 R2.
About the .NET Framework 4.6.2 Preview
The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2 Preview is a highly compatible in-place update to the Microsoft .NET Framework 4, 4.5, 4.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.6, and 4.6.1.
The offline package can be used in situations where the web installer cannot be used due to lack of internet connectivity. This package is larger than the web installer and does not include the language packs. We recommend you use the web installer instead of the offline installer for optimal efficiency and bandwidth requirements.
When you install this package, you can see following packages or updates installed as per operating system:
In Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Microsoft.NET Framework 4.6.2 Preview is displayed as an installed product under Programs and Features in Control Panel.
In Windows Server 2012, Update for Microsoft Windows (KB3120738) is displayed under Installed Updates in Control Panel.
In Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2, Update for Microsoft Windows (KB3120803) is displayed under Installed Updates in Control Panel.
In Windows 10, Update for Microsoft Windows (KB3120830) is displayed under Installed Updates in Control Panel.
The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
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This version of the .NET Framework runs side-by-side with the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 and earlier versions, but it performs an in-place update for the .NET Framework 4, 4.5, 4.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.6, and 4.6.1.