What version of the .NET Framework is included in what version of the OS? How to identify .NET Framework on Windows 8/Server 2012 and above


.NET Framework 1.1 SP1: Not Supported

.NET Framework versions 2.0, 3.0, and 3.5:  Knowledge base article 2696944 explains that where .NET Framework 3.5 relies on 2.0 or 3.0 to operate, Microsoft will provide support for the .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 and .NET Framework 3.0 SP2 components for customers who install the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 for as long as the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 remains in support.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-in/help/17455/lifecycle-faq-net-framework

 

Operating System 3.5.1
Windows Server 2003 SP2 MSI/Not Supported
Windows Server 2008 SP2 MSI
Windows 7/ Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Inbox
Windows 8/ Windows Server 2012 Inbox
Windows 8.1/ Windows Server 2012 R2 Inbox
Windows 10 1507 Inbox
Windows 10 1511 (November 2015 Update) Inbox
Windows 10/ Windows Server 2016 1607 (Anniversary Update) Inbox
Windows 10/ Windows Server 2016 1703 (Creators Update) Inbox
Windows 10/ Windows Server 1709 (Fall Creators Update) Inbox
Windows 10/ Windows Server 1803 (April 2018 Update) Inbox
Windows 10/ Windows Server 1809 (October 2018 Update) Inbox
Windows 10 1903 (May 2019 Update) Inbox
Windows Server 2019 Inbox
Windows Server 2019 1809 (Updated on March 2019) Inbox

 

Operating System 4 4.5 4.5.1
Windows Server 2003 SP2 Not Supported Not Supported Not Supported
Windows Server 2008 SP2 Not Supported Not Supported Not Supported
Windows 7/ Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Not Supported Not Supported Not Supported
Windows 8/ Windows Server 2012 NA Inbox/NS Not Supported
Windows 8.1/ Windows Server 2012 R2 NA NA Inbox/NS
Windows 10 1507 NA NA NA
Windows 10 1511 (November 2015 Update) NA NA NA
Windows 10/ Windows Server 2016 1607 (Anniversary Update) NA NA NA
Windows 10/ Windows Server 2016 1703 (Creators Update) NA NA NA
Windows 10/ Windows Server 1709 (Fall Creators Update) NA NA NA
Windows 10/ Windows Server 1803 (April 2018 Update) NA NA NA
Windows 10/ Windows Server 1809 (October 2018 Update) NA NA NA
Windows 10 1903 (May 2019 Update) NA NA NA
Windows Server 2019 NA NA NA
Windows Server 2019 1809 (Updated on March 2019) NA NA NA

 

Operating System 4.5.2
Windows Server 2003 SP2 Not Supported
Windows Server 2008 SP2 MSI
Windows 7/ Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 MSI
Windows 8/ Windows Server 2012 KB2901982
Windows 8.1/ Windows Server 2012 R2 KB2934520
Windows 10 1507 NA
Windows 10 1511 (November 2015 Update) NA
Windows 10/ Windows Server 2016 1607 (Anniversary Update) NA
Windows 10/ Windows Server 2016 1703 (Creators Update) NA
Windows 10/ Windows Server 1709 (Fall Creators Update) NA
Windows 10/ Windows Server 1803 (April 2018 Update) NA
Windows 10/ Windows Server 1809 (October 2018 Update) NA
Windows 10 1903 (May 2019 Update) NA
Windows Server 2019 NA
Windows Server 2019 1809 (Updated on March 2019) NA

 

Operating System 4.6 4.6.1 4.6.2
Windows Server 2003 SP2 Not Supported Not Supported Not Supported
Windows Server 2008 SP2 MSI Not Supported Not Supported
Windows 7/ Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 MSI MSI MSI
Windows 8/ Windows Server 2012 KB3045562 KB3102439 KB3151804
Windows 8.1/ Windows Server 2012 R2 KB3045563 KB3102467 KB3151864
Windows 10 1507 Inbox KB3102495 KB3151900
Windows 10 1511 (November 2015 Update) NA Inbox KB3151900
Windows 10/ Windows Server 2016 1607 (Anniversary Update) NA NA Inbox
Windows 10/ Windows Server 2016 1703 (Creators Update) NA NA NA
Windows 10/ Windows Server 1709 (Fall Creators Update) NA NA NA
Windows 10/ Windows Server 1803 (April 2018 Update) NA NA NA
Windows 10/ Windows Server 1809 (October 2018 Update) NA NA NA
Windows 10 1903 (May 2019 Update) NA NA NA
Windows Server 2019 NA NA NA
Windows Server 2019 1809 (Updated on March 2019) NA NA NA

 

Operating System 4.7 4.7.1 4.7.2
Windows Server 2003 SP2 Not Supported Not Supported Not Supported
Windows Server 2008 SP2 Not Supported Not Supported Not Supported
Windows 7/ Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 MSI MSI MSI
Windows 8/ Windows Server 2012 KB3186505 KB4033345 KB4054542
Windows 8.1/ Windows Server 2012 R2 KB3186539 KB4033369 KB4054566
Windows 10 1507 Not Supported Not Supported Not Supported
Windows 10 1511 (November 2015 Update) Not Supported Not Supported Not Supported
Windows 10/ Windows Server 2016 1607 (Anniversary Update) KB3186568 KB4033393 KB4054590
Windows 10/ Windows Server 2016 1703 (Creators Update) Inbox KB4033393 KB4054590
Windows 10/ Windows Server 1709 (Fall Creators Update) NA Inbox KB4073120
Windows 10/ Windows Server 1803 (April 2018 Update) NA NA Inbox
Windows 10/ Windows Server 1809 (October 2018 Update) NA NA Inbox
Windows 10 1903 (May 2019 Update) NA NA NA
Windows Server 2019 NA NA Inbox
Windows Server 2019 1809 (Updated on March 2019) NA NA Inbox

 

Operating System 4.8
Windows Server 2003 SP2 Not Supported
Windows Server 2008 SP2 Not Supported
Windows 7/ Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 MSI
Windows 8/ Windows Server 2012 KB4486081
Windows 8.1/ Windows Server 2012 R2 KB4486105
Windows 10 1507 Not Supported
Windows 10 1511 (November 2015 Update) Not Supported
Windows 10/ Windows Server 2016 1607 (Anniversary Update) KB4486129
Windows 10/ Windows Server 2016 1703 (Creators Update) KB4486129
Windows 10/ Windows Server 1709 (Fall Creators Update) KB4486153
Windows 10/ Windows Server 1803 (April 2018 Update) KB4486153
Windows 10/ Windows Server 1809 (October 2018 Update) KB4486153
Windows 10 1903 (May 2019 Update) Inbox
Windows Server 2019 KB4486153
Windows Server 2019 1809 (Updated on March 2019) KB4486153

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