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Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2 Developer Pack

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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 5/7/2018.

The .NET Framework 4.7.2 Developer Pack lets developers build applications that target the .NET Framework 4.7.2 by using Visual Studio 2017, Visual Studio 2015 or other IDEs. This is a single package that bundles the .NET Framework 4.7.2, the .NET 4.7.2 Targeting Pack, and the .NET Framework 4.7.2 SDK.

To install Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2 Developer Pack, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install netfx-4.7.2-devpack --version

To upgrade Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2 Developer Pack, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade netfx-4.7.2-devpack --version


  • tools\ChocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    . (Join-Path -Path (Split-Path -Parent -Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition) -ChildPath 'helpers.ps1')
    $packageName = 'netfx-4.7.2-devpack'
    $version = '4.7.2'
    $productNameWithVersion = "Microsoft .NET Framework $version Developer Pack"
    $url = ''
    $checksum = '15916F064A0AD061463ACE80D9405F2D80D29655A13516F3676D421D0337D756'
    $checksumType = 'sha256'
    $originalFileName = Split-Path -Leaf -Path ([uri]$url).LocalPath
    $downloadFilePath = Get-DefaultChocolateyLocalFilePath -OriginalFileName $originalFileName
    $downloadArguments = @{
        packageName = $packageName
        fileFullPath = $downloadFilePath
        url = $url
        checksum = $checksum
        checksumType = $checksumType
        url64 = $url
        checksum64 = $checksum
        checksumType64 = $checksumType
    Get-ChocolateyWebFile @downloadArguments | Out-Null
    $safeLogPath = Get-SafeLogPath
    $installerExeArguments = @{
        packageName = $packageName
        file = $downloadFilePath
        silentArgs = ('/Quiet /NoRestart /Log "{0}\{1}_{2}_{3:yyyyMMddHHmmss}.log"' -f $safeLogPath, $packageName, $version, (Get-Date))
        validExitCodes = @(
            0, # success
            3010 # success, restart required
    Invoke-CommandWithTempPath -TempPath $safeLogPath -ScriptBlock { Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage @installerExeArguments }
    if ($Env:ChocolateyExitCode -eq '3010')
        Write-Warning "A restart is required to finalize $productNameWithVersion installation."
        if ($Env:ChocolateyExitCode -eq $null)
            Write-Host "A restart may be required to finalize $productNameWithVersion installation."
  • tools\helpers.ps1 Show
    $scriptDirectory = Split-Path -Parent -Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
    function Get-SafeLogPath
        $logPath = $Env:TEMP
        if ($logPath -like '\\*')
            # .NET installer does not like logging to a network share (
            $candidates = @("$Env:LOCALAPPDATA\Temp\chocolatey", "$Env:LOCALAPPDATA\Temp", "$Env:USERPROFILE\AppData\Local\Temp\chocolatey", "$Env:USERPROFILE\AppData\Local\Temp", "$Env:SystemRoot\TEMP", $scriptDirectory)
            foreach ($candidate in $candidates)
                if ((Test-Path -Path $candidate) -and $candidate -notlike '\\*')
                    Write-Verbose "Using '$candidate' as log path because `$Env:TEMP points to a network share, which may cause the installation to fail"
                    $logPath = $candidate
        return $logPath
    function Test-Installed($Release)
        $props = Get-ItemProperty -Path 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\NET Framework Setup\NDP\v4\Full' -Name Release -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
        return $props -ne $null -and $props.Release -ge $Release
    function Get-DefaultChocolateyLocalFilePath
            [Parameter(Mandatory = $true)] [string] $OriginalFileName
        # adapted from Install-ChocolateyPackage 0.10.8
        $chocTempDir = $env:TEMP
        $tempDir = Join-Path $chocTempDir "$($env:chocolateyPackageName)"
        if ($env:chocolateyPackageVersion -ne $null) { $tempDir = Join-Path $tempDir "$($env:chocolateyPackageVersion)"; }
        $tempDir = $tempDir -replace '\\chocolatey\\chocolatey\\', '\chocolatey\'
        if (![System.IO.Directory]::Exists($tempDir)) { [System.IO.Directory]::CreateDirectory($tempDir) | Out-Null }
        $downloadFilePath = Join-Path $tempDir $OriginalFileName
        Write-Debug "Local file path: $downloadFilePath"
        return $downloadFilePath
    function Invoke-CommandWithTempPath
            [Parameter(Mandatory = $true)] [string] $TempPath,
            [Parameter(Mandatory = $true)] [scriptblock] $ScriptBlock
        $oldTemp = $Env:TEMP
        if ($Env:TEMP -ne $TempPath)
            Write-Debug "Changing `$Env:TEMP from '$oldTemp' to '$TempPath'"
            $Env:TEMP = $TempPath
            & $ScriptBlock
            if ($Env:TEMP -ne $oldTemp)
                Write-Debug "Changing `$Env:TEMP back to '$oldTemp'"
                $Env:TEMP = $oldTemp

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Microsoft


Release Notes


.NET Framework 4.7.2 announcement
.NET Framework 4.7.2 readme
.NET Framework 4.7.2 changes

Package Initial package release.

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2 Developer Pack 200141 Thursday, July 12, 2018 approved
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2 Developer Pack 2743 Thursday, May 3, 2018 approved
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2 Developer Pack 111 Saturday, March 17, 2018 exempted

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