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Release Date:
April 25, 2022

Version:
.NET Framework 3.5 and 4.8

The April 25, 2022 update for Windows 11 includes cumulative reliability improvements in .NET Framework 3.5 and 4.8. We recommend that you apply this update as part of your regular maintenance routines. Before you install this update, see the Prerequisites and Restart requirement sections.

Summary

Security improvements

There are no new security improvements in this release. This update is cumulative and contains all previously released security improvements.

Quality and reliability improvements

DS1

- Addresses an issue where 3rd party .NET apps using certain System.DirectoryServices APIs crash with an Access Violation (0xC0000005).

1Directory Services (DS)

Known issues in this update

Microsoft is not currently aware of any issues in this update.

How to get this update

Install this update

Release Channel

Available

Next Step

Windows Update and Microsoft Update

Yes

To download and install this update, go to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update, and then select Check for updates.

Windows Update for Business

No

None. These changes will be included in the next security update to this channel. For more information about Windows Update for Business go to the Windows Update for Business website.

Microsoft Update Catalog

Yes

To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)

No

You can import this update into WSUS manually. See the Microsoft Update Catalog for instructions.

File information

For a list of the files that are provided in this update, download the file information for cumulative update.

Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must have .NET Framework 3.5 or 4.8 installed.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this update if any affected files are being used. We recommend that you exit all .NET Framework-based applications before you apply this update.

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