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Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0.1 Developer Pack


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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 7/17/2018.

This is the Targeting Pack for the Update 4.0.1 for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 to add support for designing and developing applications on Microsoft Visual Studio.


The .NET Framework 4.0 Targeting Pack needs to be installed prior to installing this package. It is included in Windows SDK v7.1 or Visual Studio 2010.

To install Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0.1 Developer Pack, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install netfx-4.0.1-devpack

To upgrade Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0.1 Developer Pack, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade netfx-4.0.1-devpack


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'netfx-4.0.1-devpack'
    $installerType = 'EXE'
    $url = ''
    $checksum = '39E1FFD6A4AF90670A5AF89CEFB9C7FA4325FBE7FFE8773FA9F7800B160E6D72'
    $checksumType = 'sha256'
    $silentArgs = "/Quiet /NoRestart /Log ""$($env:temp)\netfx-4.0.1-devpack.log"""
    $validExitCodes = @(0,3010)
    #Installer aborts if VS2010 (full edition) is not installed even though it's not necessary. Add necessary values to bypass this check.
    $keyAlreadyExists = Test-Path 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DevDiv\VS\Servicing\10.0'
    if ($keyAlreadyExists -eq $false) {
    	Write-Debug 'Creating temporary key: "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DevDiv\VS\Servicing\10.0"'
    	New-Item -Path 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DevDiv\VS\Servicing' -Name '10.0' –Force
    try {
    	$key = Get-Item -Path 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DevDiv\VS\Servicing\10.0'
    	$valueAlreadyExists = $key.GetValue('SP', $null) -ne $null
    	if ($valueAlreadyExists -eq $false) {
    		Write-Debug 'Creating temporary value: "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DevDiv\VS\Servicing\10.0[@SP=1]"'
    		New-ItemProperty -Path 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DevDiv\VS\Servicing\10.0' -Name 'SP' -Value 1 -PropertyType 'DWord' -Force
    	try {
    		Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url" -checksum "$checksum" -checksumType "$checksumType" -validExitCodes $validExitCodes
    	} finally {
    		if ($valueAlreadyExists -eq $false) {
    			Write-Debug 'Removing temporary value: "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DevDiv\VS\Servicing\10.0[@SP=1]"'
    			Remove-ItemProperty -Path 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DevDiv\VS\Servicing\10.0' -Name 'SP' -Force
    } finally {
    	if ($keyAlreadyExists -eq $false) {
    		Write-Debug 'Removing temporary key: "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DevDiv\VS\Servicing\10.0"'
    		Remove-Item -Path 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DevDiv\VS\Servicing\10.0' –Force

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Microsoft Corporation


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0.1 Developer Pack 4.0.447 694 Wednesday, September 30, 2015 approved

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