.NET Framework 4.7.2 or a later update is already installed on this computer.

Bryann Vallejo 0 Reputation points

Good morning, for 2 weeks I have been trying to install version 4.7.2 of the .NET Framework for running applications on Windows server 2016, but it shows me the following error message: ".NET Framework 4.7.2 or a later update is already installed on this computer."


When I saw this I wanted to check it out by seeing it in Regedit and I have version 4.6.01


I've tried to fix version 4.6.0 and 4.7.2 but haven't seen any results.

Thanks a lot.

Best regards

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  1. Dave Patrick 426.2K Reputation points MVP

    Might also check;

    reg query "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\NET Framework Setup\NDP\v4\full" /v version

  2. Bruce (SqlWork.com) 57,641 Reputation points



    note: as 4.7.2 support ended 2018, if you have installed service packs and hot fixes, you should be at least at 4.8.1

  3. Jiachen Li-MSFT 26,916 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi @Bryann Vallejo ,

    Check if there are .NET Framework-related Windows updates installed on your Windows Server 2016 computer.

    Or try installing a later version, such as . NET Framework4.8.

    Best Regards.

    Jiachen Li

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