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Error when installing Engineer's Toolset: Microsoft .Net Framework 4.0 is required by SolarWinds Toolset v11. Install .Net Framework 4.0 and rerun the installer

Created by Albert Lopez, last modified by christopher.roy on Aug 18, 2017

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Overview

The following error occurs when installing ETS on Windows: 
.net 4 services not available please install

 

or

 

Microsoft .Net Framework 4.0 is required by SolarWinds Toolset v11. Install .Net Framework 4.0 and rerun the installer:

 

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Environment

  • ETS version 10.0 to 11.0.6
  • Windows 10

Cause 

This error occurs when Legacy .Net software packages are not enabled. 

Resolution

  1. Add the .Net Framework 3.5 features. Note: While the error specifies .Net Framework 4.0, the same message will appear when .Net Framework 3.5 is not installed.
  2. Under programs and features, include .Net 2.0 and 3.0.
  3. You may also disable this from your domain's GPO.  

 

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