The .NET Framework 4 update provides cumulative roll-up updates for customer reported issues found after the release of the .NET Framework 4. The .NET Framework's Base Class Library provides user interface, data access, database connectivity, cryptography, web application development, numeric algorithms, and network communications. Programmers produce software by combining their own source code with the .NET Framework and other libraries. The .NET Framework is intended to be used by most new applications created for the Windows platform. Microsoft also produces a popular integrated development environment largely for .NET software called Visual Studio.
What's new in version KB2468871
ReleaseMay 26, 2011
Date AddedMarch 3, 2011
Operating SystemsWindows 2003, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7