If you’re seeing a “.Net Framework 3.5 Is Not Installed” error when trying to install Studio 5000, follow these simple steps to get it installed:
Step 01) Start by opening Windows Control Panel:
Step 06) If you’re prompted to download the files from Windows update do so:
NOTE: If your installation download hangs, check out the offline installer we discuss at the end of this article.
Step 07) And when the download and installation is complete, click on Close:
If you’d like to watch a video of the above procedure, check out Episode 29 of The Automation Minute Season 4, below:
If for some reason the files never download, or if your PC is not connected to the internet and/or you don’t have access to your Windows 10 Installation DVD, there is another way to install .Net 3.5.
While Microsoft doesn’t provide a “true” offline installation file for .NET 3.5 SP1, a kind soul in the community has made one available, and below I’ll show you how to download and use it:
Step A) Start by downloading the .Net Framework 3.5 offline Installer from https://sourceforge.net/projects/framework-3-offline/
Step B) Then unzip the download, open the folder, and run the utility. When the installer appears, just click on “Start Installation”:
Note: To monitor the progress of the install, open the .txt file in the program’s folder (to refresh the progress, close and reopen the text file.)
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Shawn M Tierney
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