This article describes hotfix rollup 3168276 for the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2, 4.5.1, and 4.5. For more information about the issues that the hotfix rollup fixes, see the Issues that this hotfix rollup fixes section.
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The hotfix that corresponds to KB3168276 has been superseded with the latest updates of .NET Framework, which contain all fixes that were previously included in KB3168276. It is recommended to install the latest updates of .NET Framework.
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Hotfix rollup version
Value of the release DWORD
Hotfix rollup 3168276 for the .NET Framework 4.5 and later versions
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To apply this hotfix, you must have the .NET Framework 4.5.2, 4.5.1, or 4.5 installed.
You have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix if any affected files are being used. We recommend that you close all .NET Framework-based applications before you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix package doesn't replace a previously released hotfix package.
Issues that this hotfix rollup fixes
If you're using the classes in System.Workflow.* and you're also using workflow tracking and have enabled FIPS compliance on the computer where the workflows are running, you must create the following AppSetting in the application's configuration file (or web.config for Workflow Services):
<add key="microsoft:WorkflowRuntime:FIPSRequired" value="true"/>