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How to Install net framework 3.5 on windows 10 and 8.1

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Looking for Install net framework 3.5 on windows 10? Or some Times while Download and install net framework 3.5 on windows 10 installation failed with different errors 0x800F0906 or 0x800f081f? Don’t worry here the easy and best way to Install net framework 3.5 on windows 10 without any errors.

What is.Net Framework?

The .NET Framework is a crucial part of many applications running on Windows platforms. This feature provides a necessary functionality for these apps to run normally. Logically, before installing these apps we need to enable .NET Framework on our computer. For developers, the .NET Framework provides a consistent programming model for building applications. if you are using the Windows operating system, the .NET Framework may already be installed on your computer. Specifically, The .NET Framework 4.5.1 is included with Windows 8.1 and the .NET Framework 4.6 is included with Windows 10.




Windows 10 comes with .NET framework 4.5 pre-installed, But many apps developed in Vista and Windows 7 require the .NET framework v3.5 installed along with 4.5. These apps will not run On Windows 10 and 8.1 unless you will install the required version (.net 3.5). When you try to run any such app, Windows 10 will prompt you to download and install .NET framework 3.5 from the Internet. But Sometimes while install net framework 3.5 on windows 10, Installation fails with Error 0x800F0906 and 0x800F081F. Also, Even When try to add the .NET 3.5 feature via Control Panel it results

Windows Couldn’t Complete the requested Changes.
Windows couldn’t connect to the internet to download necessary files. Make sure that you’re connected to the internet and click ‘Retry’ to try again. Error code: 0x800f081f or 0x800F0906.

If you are also facing issues installing .NET Framework 3.5 in your Windows 10 or Windows 8.1 Here we have the best and simple way to fix windows 10 net framework 3.5 error 0x800F081F, net framework 3.5 installation error 0x800f0906  permanently.

How To Install .Net Framework 3.5 On Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with .NET framework 4.5 pre-installed, but many apps developed in Vista and Windows 7 era require the .NET framework v3.5 installed along with 4.5. These apps will not run unless you will install the required version. When you try to run any such app, Windows 10 will prompt you to download and install .NET framework 3.5 from the Internet.




Enable .NET Framework 3.5 on Demand while application install

If an app requires the .NET Framework 3.5 but doesn’t find that version-enabled on your computer, it displays the following message box, either during installation, or when you run the app for the first time. In the message box, choose to Install this feature to enable the .NET Framework 3.5.

on Demand Install the NET Framework 3.5
on Demand Install the NET Framework 3.5

This option requires an Internet connection.But some Times While enabling .net framework 3.5 on windows 10 computers this fails to complete with showing different error codes like windows could not complete the request changes. Error 0x800F0906 and the error should be 0x800F081F.

Enable the .NET Framework 3.5 in Control Panel

Also, you can Enable this through windows programs and Features. To Enable The .net Framework 3.5 Feature in windows move to Control Panel -> Programs and Features -> Turn Windows features on or off option. here select .NET Framework 3.5 ( include 2.0 and 3.0 )

enable Net framework Feature windows programs features
enable Net framework Feature windows programs features

And click ok this will install or enable the Net Framework 3.5 Feature. But sometimes During Enabling the Feature you will see following Error message Windows couldn’t connect to the internet to download necessary files. Make sure that you’re connected to the internet and click ‘Retry’ to try again. Error code 0x800F0906, 0x800f0907, or 0x800f081f.

Net framework 3.5 installation error 0x800f0906
Net framework 3.5 installation error 0x800f0906

If you are also suffering from This Error and unable to install .net Framework 3.5 on windows 10 computer. Here we have a simple and 100 % working Tip which fix this issue.

Fix windows 10 .net framework 3.5 error 0x800f081f and 0x800F0906

windows command prompt is the best place to perform any task easily without error. you can also enable the same .net framework 3.5 for Windows 10 using the command line. But Before perform the command line first you need to download the net framework 3.5 packages. Download this from given download link below. this is a zip file, after finish the download copy the download zip file and locate it on windows installation Drive ( your C drive ).




Download microsoft-windows-netfx3-ondemand-package.cab

Now open an elevated command prompt. when the administrator command prompt opens type below command as it is. and press enter key to execute the command.

 Dism.exe /online /enable-feature /featurename:NetFX3 /source:C:\ /LimitAccess 


Note: Here C is your windows installation drive where you copy the Microsoft Windows netfx3 ondemand package.cab. if your installation drive is different then replace C with your installation drive name.

Command explained 

/Online: targets the operating system you’re running (instead of an offline Windows image).

/Enable-Feature /FeatureName :NetFx3 specifies that you want to enable the .NET Framework 3.5.

/All: enables all parent features of the .NET Framework 3.5.

/LimitAccess: prevents DISM from contacting Windows Update.

wait until the operation complete 100 % you will get the message the operation complete. This Will enable the .net Framework 3.5 Feature with our any error. now install any software anything you didn’t receive the message: your PC needs the following Windows Feature: .Net Framework 3.5 ( includes .NET 2.0 and 3.0 )

Enable Net Framework Through Installation Media

You can also do the same process using your installation media. no need to download the Microsoft-windows-netfx3-ondemand-package.cab. Here how to dot first Insert your install media or mount the ISO for your Windows 10 version and Note down the drive letter. ( If you have an ISO image file then simply Right-click on it and select mount option )

Open an elevated Command Prompt (Run as Administrator). Here type below command and hit the enter key to execute the command line.

DISM /Online /Enable-Feature /FeatureName:NetFx3 /All /LimitAccess /Source:x:\sources\sxs

(replace ‘X’ with the proper drive letter for the source of your installer)

This executes process should progress wait until 100% complete. Now After that Reboot windows 10.

Now after rebooting, the .NET Framework 3.5 (includes .NET 2.0 and 3.0) will be available on the computer. If you head to the Turn Windows features on or off dialog, you will notice that the top . NET Framework 3.5 option is now checked.

This is the Best and easy way to Install net framework 3.5 on windows 10. And Different Errors like 0x800F0906, 0x800f0907, or 0x800f081f while install .new framework 3.5 on windows 10.

fix windows 10 .net framework 3.5 not installing, windows 10 .net framework 3.5 error 0x800f081f, windows 10 net framework 3.5 installation Error 0x800F0906, 0x800f0907, or 0x800f081f . Have any Query , suggestion, or new way to enable  .net framework 3.5 on windows 10 feel Free to share with us.

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