Currently, there are many applications that need Net Framework 3.5 on Windows 8, 8.1, but Windows 8 has built-in .Net Framework 4.5 so you can install other versions on your computer. However, although it is difficult to install, it is not unreasonable when you try this trick to activate Net Framework on Windows 8 and 8.1.
In Windows versions, the .NET Framework is usually built-in to the operating system but varies by version. In the latest operating system, Windows 10 is integrated with version 4.6.1 and in Windows 8, it is .NET Framework 4.5. Can see Windows 10 is integrated with the highest version, but does not mean that version is the most perfect, compatible with all applications. The same goes for Windows 8.
How to enable .Net Framework 3.5 on Windows 8 and 8.1
And as mentioned above, users cannot manually install the .NET Framework 3.5 because of the newer version available on the machine. And can only install the latest version only. To check whether the latest version of the .NET Framework is also very simple, you can read how Check the .NET Framework version on PC for more details, but in the topic of today’s article, Taimienphi.vn will show you how to enable .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8, please follow below.
Instructions to enable .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8
Before entering the article, readers can optionally download and install the independent versions below:
Download .Net FrameWork 2.0 version: Download Net Framework 2.0
Download .Net FrameWork 3.0 version: Download Net Framework 3.0
Download .Net FrameWork 3.5 version: Download Net Framework 3.5
Download .Net FrameWork 4.0 version: Download Net Framework 4
Download .Net FrameWork version 4.5: Download Net Framework 4.5
Download .Net FrameWork version 4.6.1: Download Net Framework 4.6.1
Step 1: Open StartMenu on Windows 8, type “program” and then click on the results found as shown in the picture.
Step 2: Click on Turn Windows Features on or off.
Step 3: In Windows Features, select .NET Framework 3.5
Step 4: The system will run a few minutes to activate the file download.
Step 5: Click Download files from Windows Update, wait until it finishes and you have finished installing and activating the .NET Framework 3.5.
With just a few basic operations on Windows 8, you have been able to activate .NET Framework 3.5 successfully, through this article will help you understand more about windows system as well as know more tips for installing the .NET Framework. In addition to using the above method, we can proceed to install NET Framework 3.5 offline which is quite convenient and easy, refer to the article NET Framework 3.5 Offline installed for more details.