why does windows update still install .NET Framework 4.0 and not 4.5?

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by ian82, Jun 1, 2013.

  1. ian82

    ian82 MDL Expert

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    How come Windows 7 update only prompt you to install .NET framework 4.0 and not 4.5?

    Shall I stick to 4.0 or is it better to install 4.5 manually when I reinstall my Windows?
     
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  2. AlexAlba

    AlexAlba MDL Addicted

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    It will prompt you to install .NET 4.5 after you install 4.0.
     
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  3. armond

    armond MDL Senior Member

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    So it's best to install 4.5 ourselves.