Work Around for .NET Framework 4.7 or a later update is already installed on this computer

category: [ Visual Studio ] tags: [ dotnet ] [ Visual Studio ]
created: 07 Dec 2017 @ 14:48 modified: 07 Dec 2017 @ 14:48


I see this message most times I format my machines after opening existing projects in Visual Studio and I always forgot how I solve it

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You may think well that's simple right, install .net 4.7... the only problem then is you get this message which might be why you came to this post Smile

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The reason for this is that you need to install the Dev Pack for .net 4.7. In my case I already installed .net 4.7.1 and so just installed 4.7 didn't work for me. https://www.microsoft.com/net/download/windows 

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Hope this helps someone else and also future me if you reading this you owe me a beer Open-mouthed smile.

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