Installing the .NET Framework 2.0 / 3.5 on Windows Server

Windows Server 2019

Many applications still need the .NET Framework 2.0 or 3.5 to work.

For client computers, simply download and install.

On Windows Server, the installation goes through the addition of roles and features and requires to have the DVD / ISO corresponding to the version of Windows Server, because the installation sources are above in the folder sources / sxs 1 .

Dossier source du DVD d'installation

Installing the .NET Framework 2.0 / 3.5

From the server manager, click Add Roles and Features 1 .

Ajout rôle et fonctionnalité

When launching the wizard, click Next 1 .

Assistant rôle et fonctionnalité

Installation type, select Installation Based on a 1 role or feature then click Next 2 .

Choix type installation

Server selection: choose the server 1 where the Framework must be installed and click Next 2 .

Choix du serveur

Roles: click Next 1 .

Liste des rôles

Features: Check Features of .NET Framework 3.5 1 then click Next 2 .

Fonctionnalité : .NET Framework

An alert message appears stating that the wizard needs access to source 1 , click Specify a different source path 2 .

Alerte source

Enter the path of the sxs 1 folder available on the Windows Server ISO and click on OK 2 .

Chemin SXS

Start the installation by clicking Install 1 .

Démarrer l'installation

Wait during the installation ….

The installation is complete, exit the wizard by clicking Close 1 .

Installation terminée

It is now possible to install applications that require the .NET Framework 2.0 or 3.5.

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