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The .NET Framework is a development platform for building apps for web, Windows, Windows Phone, Windows Server, and Microsoft Azure.
The .NET Framework is a development platform for building apps for web, Windows, Windows Phone, Windows Server, and Microsoft Azure. It consists of the common language runtime (CLR) and the .NET Framework class library, which includes a broad range of functionality and support for many industry standards.
The .NET Framework provides many services, including memory management, type and memory safety, security, networking, and application deployment. It provides easy-to-use data structures and APIs that abstract the lower-level Windows operating system. You can use a variety of programming languages with the .NET Framework, including C#, F#, and Visual Basic.
The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2 is a highly compatible, in-place update to the Microsoft .NET Framework 4, 4.5, 4.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.6 and 4.6.1. You can see the full set of changes in the .NET Framework 4.6.2 in the what’s new list, change list and API diff on GitHub.
The matching Developer Pack can be installed using this package.
This package is intended to be used by package maintainers as a dependency. For end users the dotnetfx package is recommended, because it provides an easy way to upgrade the .NET Framework to a future release using standard Chocolatey mechanisms.
On systems which have a newer version of the .NET Framework installed, this package installs successfully, but does nothing.