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Dot Net 3.5


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This package was approved by moderator doc on 7/17/2016.

This installs the .net framework version 3.5 (includes versions 2.0 and 3.0). This package does not directly download any software. It uses the Windows Features and functionality of the operating system to enable the feature. Depending on your OS version, it may download this software via the windows update service. You may want to use this package as a dependency package for packages requiring .net 3.5. If .net 3.5 is already enabled or installed, this package will do nothing.

To install Dot Net 3.5, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install dotnet3.5

To upgrade Dot Net 3.5, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade dotnet3.5


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  • Tools\ChocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    if(-not (test-path "hklm:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\NET Framework Setup\NDP\v3.5")) {
      if((wmic os get caption | Out-String).Contains("Server")) {
          $packageArgs = "/c DISM /Online /NoRestart /Enable-Feature /FeatureName:NetFx3ServerFeatures"
          $statements = "cmd.exe $packageArgs"
          Start-ChocolateyProcessAsAdmin "$statements" -minimized -nosleep -validExitCodes @(0, 1)
      $packageArgs = "/c DISM /Online /NoRestart /Enable-Feature /FeatureName:NetFx3"
      $statements = "cmd.exe $packageArgs"
      Start-ChocolateyProcessAsAdmin "$statements" -minimized -nosleep -validExitCodes @(0)
    else {
         Write-Host "Microsoft .Net 3.5 Framework is already installed on your machine."

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Dot Net 3.5 3.5.20160218 18179 Friday, February 19, 2016 approved
Dot Net 3.5 3.5.20160216 1457 Tuesday, February 16, 2016 approved
Dot Net 3.5 3.5.20160211 1902 Friday, February 12, 2016 approved
Dot Net 3.5 3.5.20160116 3376 Sunday, January 17, 2016 approved
Dot Net 3.5 3.5.20140403 33323 Thursday, April 3, 2014 approved
Dot Net 3.5 3.5 2585 Sunday, October 27, 2013  

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