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Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5

What is Microsoft .NET Framework?

.NET Framework 3.5 builds incrementally on the new features added in .NET Framework 3.0. For example, feature sets in Windows Workflow Foundation (WF), Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Windows CardSpace. In addition, .NET Framework 3.5 contains a number of new features in several technology areas which have been added as new assemblies to avoid breaking changes.


The software installer includes 13 files.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=21
Installation folder: C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v3.5\
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v3.5\Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5\setup.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5

  • AddInProcess.exe
  • AddInProcess32.exe
  • AddInUtil.exe
  • csc.exe
  • DataSvcUtil.exe
  • EdmGen.exe
  • Microsoft.Build.Tasks.v3.5.dll
  • Microsoft.Data.Entity.Build.Tasks.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualC.STLCLR.dll
  • MSBuild.exe
  • Sentinel.v3.5Client.dll
  • vbc.exe
  • WFServicesReg.exe

How do I remove Microsoft .NET Framework?

You can uninstall Microsoft .NET Framework from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Microsoft .NET Framework.

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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