.Net feature enabling steps in windows 8

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Nov 2, 2013 (4 years and 7 months ago)


.Net feature enabling steps in windows 8
Windows 8 displays the message "An app on your PC needs the following Windows feature" ".Net

Framework 3.5 (Includes 3.0 and 2.0)". This message is displayed when you try to install RPOS 7 that

requires .Net 3.5,but doesn't find the this .Net version on your computer.
This problem occurs because .Net 3.5 is not automatically installed with Windows 8; only .Net 4.5

Advanced Feature is automatically installed with Windows 8. To remove this problem you have to enable this

feature. There are two ways to enable this feature;
1.The first is, when you are online, download and install it and
2.The second is offline using the
command in a command
1.Enable Feature .Net 3.5 Feature Online.
prompt window
Note:If we choose Download and install this feature option,no need to follow below steps and make

sure you are in online. And if you choose as skip this installation option,you need to follow below steps

and proceed setup installation.
Step 1:
Open Control Panel and click on
"Programs and Features"
Step 2 :
In the Programs and Features window click on
"Turn Windows Features On or Off"
Step 3
In the Windows Feature dialog click on
".Net Framework 3.5"
and click
. and follow the steps.
Step 4
The Windows feature will be installed and finally this window will be appear, then click
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2.Enable Feature .Net 3.5 Feature Offline.
Step 1
Open a command prompt window using "Run as Administrator" and change to the
Step 2
And enter the following command and press the Enter button:
Dism /online /enable-feature /featurename:NetFx3 /All /Source:F:\sources\sxs /LimitAccess
Here "F" is bootable media; it may be CD drive, bootable pan drive etc.
Step 3
Wait a few minutes; the .Net 3.5 Windows feature will be installed.
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