.Net Framework are required by many softwares and it would become a mandatory plugin in windows.

In Windows 8 operating system Framework 4.5 are installed while the time of operating system loading. But still some of the softwares requires .Net Framework 3.5. framework 3.5 was loaded in windows 8 but it was not installed.You can also check whether it was installed or not.

How to Steps to check whether .Net Framework 3.5 installed:
a. Open Control Panel and navigate to “Programs & Features”
b. There you can see “Turn Windows features on or off” in the left side bar

c. Click on that and a windows will be prompted
d. This window will show a list of installed windows features

Check out our tutorial on [How To] Check Whether windows features are installed in Windows
https://www.techtolead.com/how-to-check-which-windows-features-are-installed-in-windows/ .


Now Lets See how to install .Net Framework 3.5 in Windows 8 operating System

How To Steps:

1. Just Insert your Windows 8 bootable disc or USB to your PC.

2. Now open Command Prompt as Administrator as mentioned here and then execute the below command:

Dism /online /enable-feature /featurename:NetFx3 /All /Source:D:\sources\sxs /LimitAccess

Here “D:” refers to the DVD/USB drive letter in your system which contains Windows 8 setup disc. Replace it with the correct drive letter according to your system.

[How To] install .Net Framework 3.5 in Windows 8 operating System

3. Once executed, Windows will start installing .NET Framework 3.5 in your system and it’ll not any require Internet connections.

After few minutes and it will show a message that the operation completed successfully.

4. That’s it. Now you have installed .NET Framework 3.5 in Windows 8 without using Internet connection.

  • Tech Guy

    Only the Drive Letter need to be changed according to my USB/DVD drive right?