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This article describes the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 Release Candidate (RC) language pack. You must have the English version of the .NET Framework 4.6.1 RC installed on your computer before you install the language pack. You can download and install the .NET Framework 4.6.1 RC from the following link:

About the .NET Framework 4.6.1 RC language pack

The .NET Framework 4.6.1 RC language pack contains translated error messages and other UI text for languages other than English. If you don't install a language pack, this text is displayed in English. You can install multiple language packs on one computer, each for a different language.

Download Information

The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

DownloadDownload the .NET Framework 4.6.1 RC language pack (offline installer) package now.

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, see How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services.

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More Information

For more information about this release, see the .NET Framework 4.6.1 RC Readme File.

This version of the .NET Framework language pack installs side-by-side with the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 language pack and earlier versions, but performs an in-place update for the .NET Framework 4, the .NET Framework 4.5, the .NET Framework 4.5.1, the .NET Framework 4.5.2, and the .NET Framework 4.6 language packs.

Command-line switches for this update

For the information about the various command-line options that are supported by this update, see the "Command-Line options" section on the MSDN website the .NET Framework Deployment Guide for Developers.

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you install this update. We recommend that you close all applications that are using the .NET Framework before you install this update.

Apply to

The .NET Framework 4.6.1 RC Language Pack applies to the following operating systems:

  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2) (x86 and x64)

  • Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) (x86 and x64)

  • Windows 8 (x86 and x64)

  • Windows 8.1 (x86 and x64)

  • Windows 10 (x86 and x64)

  • Windows Server 2008 SP2 (x86 and x64)

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (x64)

  • Windows Server 2012 (x64)

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 (x64)

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