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Cannot install .NET 4.6.2 during an upgrade

Updated August 9, 2017



During an install or upgrade, installing .NET 4.6.2 on Windows Server 2012 R2 or Windows 8.1 may be blocked.


All products running on Orion Platform version 2017.3, such as NPM 12.2, and running on one of the following operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows 8.1


For Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1 verify that MS KB2919355 is installed.

If KB2919355 is not installed, use your Windows Update Center or download it separately from Microsoft website and install it.


Windows Server 2012 R2 Update (KB2919355):


Windows 8.1 Update (KB2919355):


Review Microsoft's troubleshooting steps

View Troubleshooting Blocked .NET Framework Installations and Uninstallations.


Download .NET 4.6.2 and manually install it

Download .NET 4.6.2 from Microsoft and install it.



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