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4.8 2 years and 6 months ago
(18 Apr 2019)
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(30 Apr 2018)
Yes
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(17 Oct 2017)
Yes
4.7 4 years and 6 months ago
(05 Apr 2017)
Yes
4.6.2 5 years ago
(02 Aug 2016)
Yes
4.6.1 5 years and 10 months ago
(30 Nov 2015)
Ends in 6 months
(26 Apr 2022)
4.6 6 years ago
(20 Jul 2015)
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(26 Apr 2022)
4.5.2 7 years ago
(05 May 2014)
Ends in 6 months
(26 Apr 2022)
4.5.1 7 years ago
(05 May 2014)
Ended 5 years and 9 months ago
(12 Jan 2016)
NA
4.5 9 years ago
(15 Aug 2012)
Ended 5 years and 9 months ago
(12 Jan 2016)
NA

.NET Framework is a software framework developed by Microsoft that runs primarily on Microsoft Windows. It includes a large class library called Framework Class Library (FCL) and provides language interoperability across several programming languages.

More information is available on the .NET Framework website.

You should be running one of the supported release numbers listed above in the rightmost column.

You can check the version that you are currently using by running:
reg query "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Net Framework Setup\NDP" /s

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