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Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6


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This package was approved by moderator jberezanski on 9/28/2015.

The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 is a highly compatible, in-place update to the Microsoft .NET Framework 4, Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5, Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 and Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2. The web installer is a small package that automatically determines and downloads only the components applicable for a particular platform.

To install Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install dotnet4.6

To upgrade Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade dotnet4.6


  • tools\ChocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    Function IsInstalled {
        $ver = (Get-ItemProperty -Path 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\NET Framework Setup\NDP\v4\Full').Release
        return (!($ver -eq $null) -and ($ver -ge 393295))
    if (IsInstalled) {
        Write-Host "Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 or later is already installed"
    else {
        $packageName = 'DotNet46'
        $installerType = 'exe'
        $Url = ''
        $silentArgs = "/Passive /NoRestart /Log ""$env:temp\net46.log"""
        $validExitCodes = @(
            0, # success
            3010 # success, restart required
        Install-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $installerType $silentArgs $Url -validExitCodes $validExitCodes
        if (-Not (IsInstalled)) {
            Write-Host "A restart is required to finalise the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 installation"

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  • Microsoft


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Dot Net 4.6 Framework RC 4.6.00057.0-RC 453 Saturday, May 9, 2015 exempted

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