.Net Framework Windows 7 and Windows 8

In Windows 7 and Windows 8, the older versions of .Net Framework (2.0, 2.5 and 3.5) come installed with the operating system, and you cannot install it again. The only thing you need to do is to activate it.

You can do this by following this procedure.

Go in Control Panel, and click on “Programs and Features”.

Next on the left top side of the screen click on”Turn Windows Features on or off”.

In the new windows we find “Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1” expand by clicking on the [+], and select the two squares as assigned on the next picture with the red arrows, and click OK.

A new window will be appeared and after several minutes it will disappear  and the job is done.


If you still cannot start .net framework you need to repair the .net framework with this tool:

Microsoft .NET Framework Repair Tool

With this tool you will definitely exceed the problem with the .NET Framework in Windows 7 and Windows 8.

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