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Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2 for Windows

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Key Details of Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2

  • Install Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2 component on your Windows system
  • Last updated on 09/03/17
  • There have been 0 updates within the past 6 months
  • The current version has 0 flags on VirusTotal badge_icon

Editors' Review

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.NET Framework 4.6.2: Supports application development in several programming languages

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2 is a software development application from Microsoft that is particularly well suited for building Windows-based applications. It offers comprehensive tools and libraries to speed up the development process and provides broad compatibility between project types.

NET Framework 4.6.2 works seamlessly with powerful Integrated Development Environments (IDEs) such as Microsoft Visual Studio and provides convenient interfaces and extensive customization for a tailored development experience.

It also provides unique features such as Windows Forms for desktop UI development, ASP.NET for web applications, Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) for service development, and LINQ for data querying, making it a versatile tool for various application development needs.

Bottom Line

.NET Framework software developing platform provides a streamlined development experience with powerful tools and libraries.

What's new in version 4.6.2

.NET Framework 4.6.2 includes new features in the following areas:

  • Character categories
  • Cryptography
  • SqlClient
  • Windows Communication Foundation
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
  • Windows Workflow Foundation (WF)
  • ClickOnce
  • Converting Windows Forms and WPF apps to UWP apps
  • Debugging improvements

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Full Specifications

September 3, 2017
Latest update
May 10, 2024
Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 10
Additional Requirements
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Install Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2 component on your Windows system.
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2 (Offline Installer) for Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.

The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2 is a highly compatible, in-place update to the Microsoft .NET Framework 4/4.5/4.5.1/4.5.2/4.6/4.6.1. The offline package can be used in situations where the web installer cannot be used due to lack of internet connectivity.