Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8
Note On Jan 12, 2020, a live revision was made to this update to remove its supersedence relationship with the October 13, 2020, .NET Framework security updates. If you have already installed this update, the October 13 .NET Framework updates, or any later .NET Framework updates, you do not have to take any action to be up-to-date for the latest .NET Framework security updates. See the “Update replacement information” section in this article for more information for WSUS administrators.
IMPORTANT Verify that you have installed the required updates listed in the How to get this update section before installing this update.
- Addressed a regression from a previous update, arising when two HostVisual elements disconnect at the same time.
- Addressed an issue in System.Data.SqlClient where querying string columns would fail if the database had a Kazakh collation.
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Additional information about this update
- 4586083 Description of the Security and Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 3.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.7, 4.7.1, 4.7.2, 4.8 for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (KB4586083)
How to obtain and install the update
Before installing this update
To apply this update, you must have .NET Framework 4.8 installed.
You must install the updates listed below and restart your device before installing the latest Rollup. Installing these updates improves the reliability of the update process and mitigates potential issues while installing the Rollup and applying Microsoft security fixes.
- The March 12, 2019 servicing stack update (SSU) (KB4490628). To get the standalone package for this SSU, search for it in the Microsoft Update Catalog. This update is required to install updates that are only SHA-2 signed.
- The latest SHA-2 update (KB4474419) released September 10, 2019. If you are using Windows Update, the latest SHA-2 update will be offered to you automatically. This update is required to install updates that are only SHA-2 signed. For more information on SHA-2 updates, see 2019 SHA-2 Code Signing Support requirement for Windows and WSUS.
- The August 11, 2020 SSU (KB4570673) or a later SSU. To get the standalone package for this SSU, search for it in the Microsoft Update Catalog.
Important For Windows Thin PC, you must have the August 11, 2020 SSU (KB4570673) or a later SSU installed to make sure you continue to get the extended security updates starting with the October 13, 2020 updates.
- The Extended Security Updates (ESU) Licensing Preparation Package (KB4538483) released February 11, 2020. The ESU licensing preparation package will be offered to you from WSUS. To get the standalone package for ESU licensing preparation package, search for it in the Microsoft Update Catalog.
Install this update
|Release Channel||Available||Next Step|
|Windows Update and Microsoft Update||Yes||None. This update will be downloaded and installed automatically from Windows Update if you are an ESU customer.|
|Microsoft Update Catalog||Yes||To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.|
|Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)||Yes|| |
This update will automatically sync with WSUS if you configure Products and Classifications as follows:
Product: Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1,Windows Embedded Standard 7 Service Pack 1, Windows Embedded POSReady 7Classification: Security Updates
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.
Update deployment information
For deployment details for this security update, go to the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
20201110 Security update deployment information: November 10, 2020
Update removal information
Note We do not recommend that you remove any security update. To remove this update, use the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.
Update restart information
This update does not require a system restart after you apply it unless files that are being updated are locked or are being used.
Update replacement information
This update previously replaced update KB 4579977. Following a live revision on January 12, 2012, this update does no longer replace previously released updates.
WSUS administrators who cannot install this update and have to reinstate the October 13, 2020, KB 4579977 security update, if it was declined, can follow this guidance: Reinstating declined updates. Then, they should run an KB update synchronization within their Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, or update management environments, as applicable.