Microsoft .NET Framework Silent Install (MASTER LIST)


Microsoft .NET Framework is a software development framework for building and running applications on Windows. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform the silent installation of all available versions of Microsoft .NET Framework from the command line using the EXE installers.

How to Install Microsoft .NET Framework Silently

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8 Silent Install

  1. Navigate to https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2088631
  2. Download the ndp48-x86-x64-allos-enu.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: ndp48-x86-x64-allos-enu.exe /q /norestart
  6. Press Enter
Software Title:Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8
Vendor:Microsoft Corporation
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:ndp48-x86-x64-allos-enu.exe /q /norestart
Silent Install Switch with Logging:ndp48-x86-x64-allos-enu.exe /q /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\DotNET48-Install.log"
Silent Uninstall Switch:ndp48-x86-x64-allos-enu.exe /uninstall /q /norestart
Download Link:https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2088631
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/microsoft-net-framework-4-8-silent-install-powershell/

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2 Silent Install

  1. Navigate to https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=863265
  2. Download the NDP472-KB4054530-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: NDP472-KB4054530-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /q /norestart
  6. Press Enter
Software Title:Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2
Vendor:Microsoft Corporation
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:NDP472-KB4054530-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /q /norestart
Silent Install Switch with Logging:NDP472-KB4054530-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /q /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\DotNET472-Install.log"
Silent Uninstall Switch:NDP472-KB4054530-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /uninstall /q /norestart
Download Link:https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=863265
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/microsoft-net-framework-4-7-2-silent-install-powershell/

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.1 Silent Install

  1. Navigate to https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=2099383
  2. Download the NDP471-KB4033342-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: NDP471-KB4033342-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /q /norestart
  6. Press Enter
Software Title:Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.1
Vendor:Microsoft Corporation
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:NDP471-KB4033342-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /q /norestart
Silent Install Switch with Logging:NDP471-KB4033342-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /q /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\DotNET471-Install.log"
Silent Uninstall Switch:NDP471-KB4033342-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /uninstall /q /norestart
Download Link:https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=2099383
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/microsoft-net-framework-4-7-1-silent-install-powershell/

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7 Silent Install

  1. Navigate to https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=2099385
  2. Download the NDP47-KB3186497-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: NDP47-KB3186497-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /q /norestart
  6. Press Enter
Software Title:Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7
Vendor:Microsoft Corporation
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:NDP47-KB3186497-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /q /norestart
Silent Install Switch with Logging:NDP47-KB3186497-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /q /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\DotNET47-Install.log"
Silent Uninstall Switch:NDP47-KB3186497-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /uninstall /q /norestart
Download Link:https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=2099385
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/microsoft-net-framework-4-7-silent-install-powershell/

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2 Silent Install

  1. Navigate to https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2099468
  2. Download the NDP462-KB3151800-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: NDP462-KB3151800-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /q /norestart
  6. Press Enter
Software Title:Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2
Vendor:Microsoft Corporation
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:NDP462-KB3151800-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /q /norestart
Silent Install Switch with Logging:NDP462-KB3151800-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /q /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\DotNET462-Install.log"
Silent Uninstall Switch:NDP462-KB3151800-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /uninstall /q /norestart
Download Link:https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2099468
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/microsoft-net-framework-4-6-2-silent-install-powershell/

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 Silent Install

  1. Navigate to https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=2099467
  2. Download the NDP461-KB3102436-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: NDP461-KB3102436-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /q /norestart
  6. Press Enter
Software Title:Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1
Vendor:Microsoft Corporation
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:NDP461-KB3102436-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /q /norestart
Silent Install Switch with Logging:NDP461-KB3102436-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /q /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\DotNET461-Install.log"
Silent Uninstall Switch:NDP461-KB3102436-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /uninstall /q /norestart
Download Link:https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=2099467
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/microsoft-net-framework-4-6-1-silent-install-powershell/

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 Silent Install

  1. Navigate to https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=2099384
  2. Download the NDP46-KB3045557-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: NDP46-KB3045557-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /q /norestart
  6. Press Enter
Software Title:Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6
Vendor:Microsoft Corporation
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:NDP46-KB3045557-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /q /norestart
Silent Install Switch with Logging:NDP46-KB3045557-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /q /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\DotNET46-Install.log"
Silent Uninstall Switch:NDP46-KB3045557-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /uninstall /q /norestart
Download Link:https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=2099384
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/microsoft-net-framework-4-6-silent-install-powershell/

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Silent Install

  1. Navigate to https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=397708
  2. Download the NDP452-KB2901907-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: NDP452-KB2901907-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /q /norestart
  6. Press Enter
Software Title:Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2
Vendor:Microsoft Corporation
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:NDP452-KB2901907-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /q /norestart
Silent Install Switch with Logging:NDP452-KB2901907-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /q /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\DotNET452-Install.log"
Silent Uninstall Switch:NDP452-KB2901907-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /uninstall /q /norestart
Download Link:https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=397708
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/microsoft-net-framework-4-5-2-silent-install-powershell/

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 Silent Install

  1. Navigate to https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=322116
  2. Download the NDP451-KB2858728-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: NDP451-KB2858728-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /q /norestart
  6. Press Enter
Software Title:Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1
Vendor:Microsoft Corporation
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:NDP451-KB2858728-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /q /norestart
Silent Install Switch with Logging:NDP451-KB2858728-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /q /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\DotNET451-Install.log"
Silent Uninstall Switch:NDP451-KB2858728-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe /uninstall /q /norestart
Download Link:https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=322116
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/microsoft-net-framework-4-5-1-silent-install-powershell/

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 Silent Install

  1. Navigate to
  2. Download the dotNetFx45_Full_setup.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: dotNetFx45_Full_setup.exe /q /norestart
  6. Press Enter
Software Title:Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5
Vendor:Microsoft Corporation
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:dotNetFx45_Full_setup.exe /q /norestart
Silent Install Switch with Logging:dotNetFx45_Full_setup.exe /q /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\DotNET45-Install.log"
Silent Uninstall Switch:dotNetFx45_Full_setup.exe /uninstall /q /norestart
Download Link:https://download.microsoft.com/download/B/A/4/BA4A7E71-2906-4B2D-A0E1-80CF16844F5F/dotNetFx45_Full_setup.exe
PowerShell Script:https://silentinstallhq.com/microsoft-net-framework-4-5-silent-install-powershell/

Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Silent Install

  1. Navigate to
  2. Download the dotNetFx40_Full_x86_x64.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: dotNetFx40_Full_x86_x64.exe /q /norestart
  6. Press Enter
Software Title:Microsoft .NET Framework 4
Vendor:Microsoft Corporation
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:dotNetFx40_Full_x86_x64.exe /q /norestart
Silent Install Switch with Logging:dotNetFx40_Full_x86_x64.exe /q /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\DotNET40-Install.log"
Silent Uninstall Switch:dotNetFx40_Full_x86_x64.exe /uninstall /q /norestart
Download Link:https://download.microsoft.com/download/9/5/A/95A9616B-7A37-4AF6-BC36-D6EA96C8DAAE/dotNetFx40_Full_x86_x64.exe

Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 Silent Install

  1. Navigate to
  2. Download the dotnetfx35.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: dotnetfx35.exe /q /norestart
  6. Press Enter
Software Title:Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1
Vendor:Microsoft Corporation
Architecture:x86
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:dotnetfx35.exe /q /norestart
Silent Install Switch with Logging:dotnetfx35.exe /q /norestart /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\DotNET35-Install.log"
Silent Uninstall Switch:dotnetfx35.exe /uninstall /q /norestart
Download Link:https://download.microsoft.com/download/2/0/E/20E90413-712F-438C-988E-FDAA79A8AC3D/dotnetfx35.exe

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download links provided take you directly to the vendors website.


Additional Configurations

Enable .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 10

Enable .NET Framework 3.5 with Command Prompt

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter the following command:
    • DISM /Online /Enable-Feature /FeatureName:NetFx3 /All
  3. Press Enter

Enable .NET Framework 3.5 with PowerShell

  1. Open Windows PowerShell by Right-Clicking on Windows PowerShell and selecting Run as Administrator
  2. Enter the following command:
    • Enable-WindowsOptionalFeature -Online -FeatureName “NetFx3”
  3. Press Enter

Always make sure to test everything in a development environment prior to implementing anything into production. The information in this article is provided “As Is” without warranty of any kind.

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