Microsoft .Net is a Programming Language which is developed by Microsoft. This advanced technology can be used to create different types of applications, console, web application and mobile based applications. On 2012 when it was introduced the first version was 1.0. The .Net technology supports various languages but the main languages are Visual basic and C#, where developers can choose a language for their application. .Net Framework is consists of two main components
- Common Language Runtime (CLR)
- Framework Class Library (FCL)
However if you are interested for Basic guidance of .Net Technology download this document and get the information which you want. Now let’s talk about what we are going to cover in this post.
- You will learn How to Enable Net Framework 3.5 through Windows Features.
- If while installation of Net Framework you faced an error and it sttoped form installing, I will show you How to fix that with PowerShell.
- You will also get some Information about error code of
How to Install Net Framework 3.5 on Windows 10?
Windows 10 has many features, but all of them are enabled by default. Because every user aren’t interested in IT Environment and they are using them only for office works. One there is net Framework, by default the highest version of 3.5 Net Framework is installed on the system. But sometimes some applications need Net Framework 3.5. In order to install it on Windows 10 just follow the below steps and enable Net Framework 3.5.
Step 1. Press Windows button + R on the keyboard to open Run dialog box. When it open type their Appwiz.cpl, appwiz.cpl is run command which opens programs and features.
Step 2. On the left side of the programs and features select Turn on windows features on or off.
Step 3. Once the Windows Features tab opens, check the box Net Framework 3.5 and click ok. If you are a server administrator or a developed who needs Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) HTTP Activation and Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Non-HTTP Activation then and enable them. But if you are a regular user don’t check them.
Step 4. Once you select Ok, a new window will open which asks you to download the required files through windows update. So select the first and wait until files should be downloaded. if you select the second option, it means you have canceled the Installation of Net Framework 3.5.
Step 5. Once you did that, wait until the files should be download, basically it depends on your internet connections.
Note: I am pretty sure, while installing net framework 3.5 on Windows 10 or server 2016, you will face an error. Which stops installing net framework 3.5. These ae the Error codes on windows 10 (0x800F0906, 0x800F081F, or 0x800F0907)
I am not so sure what are these error codes, but I know these codes are security errors, that’s why they have disabled it. If you face this error, follow the below procedures in order to enable Net framework 3.5 on windows 10 and server 2016. And if you want to know more about this code errors please click here and read in detailed.
How to fix Net framework 3.5 Error in Windows 10?
Step 1. Download a Windows 10 image file. If you are on a server then you must have windows server 2016 iSO file.
Step 2. Run PowerShell as Administrator.
Step 3. Type this command and press enter on the keyboard.
Dism /online /enable-feature /featurename:NetFx3 /all /LimitAccess /Source:D:\Sources/sxs
Note: Instead of D:\ type your own drive Letter which contains the ISO file of Windows 10 or server 2016.
Step 4. But if you are having an ISO of windows 10, there is also another way. Again Open PowerShell and type this command. It searches online and download the files.
Dism /online /enable-feature /featurename:NetFx3