This article describes an update about the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2.
About the .NET Framework 4.5.2
The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 is a highly compatible, in-place update to the .NET Framework 4.5.1, the .NET Framework 4.5, and the .NET Framework 4. However, it can run side by side with the .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and earlier versions of the .NET Framework.
The .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 is available on Windows Update and on Windows Server Update Service (WSUS). It will be offered as a recommended update on Windows Update.
Note A recommended update may be installed automatically on all supported platforms based on your computer settings on Windows Update.
The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Download the .NET Framework 4.5.2 (Offline Installer) package now.
Download the .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows RT 8.1 package now.
For more information about the .NET Framework 4.5.2 offline installer, see The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 (Offline Installer) is available.
For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, see How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services.
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Command-line switches for this update
For more 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.
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.
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