Visual Studio 2022 can't creat new project with .net 6.0 or 7.0

Ben Alexander 20 Reputation points

I installed VS2022 Pro and I can't seem to create new projects with anything higher than .net 4.8.1. I have .net 6.0 and 7.0 installed and I show the .net 6.0 and 7.0 runtime in the VS installer.

I have uninstalled and reinstalled VS2022 and deleted the entire C:\program files\MSVS folder before re-installing.

I am not entirely sure what I am doing wrong, but I would like to be able to use .net6.0 and 7.0 features.

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  1. Jiale Xue - MSFT 18,281 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi @Ben Alexander , Welcome to Microsoft Q&A.

    Maybe you created the wrong project.

    Note the (.net Framework) behind the template.

    You cannot create a .Net Framework project for .net 6/7.

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