How to install .NET Framework 3.5 in Windows 8/8.1/10

install .net framework 3.5 windows

After the release of windows 10 , It became most popular Operating system for the users. Windows 10 has awesome new features. Microsoft described universal apps in metro style in Windows 10. Although with awesome new features in windows 8, 8.1 and 10, The installation of DOT FRAMEWORK 3.5 gives error so here is an article on How you can remove the error caused while installing. The problem still occurs if you use an Offline Installer for dot net framework 3.5 because this features is already installed in windows. The below guide will show you how you can activate this feature and successfully install .net framework 3.5 windows 8/8.1/10


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Steps to install .net framework 3.5 windows 8/8.1/10


  • Go to search and type “turn windows feauture on/off”

install .net framework 3.5 windows-8/8.1/10

  • In the next step it will show below given screen
install .net framework 3.5 windows-8/8.1/10
install .net framework 3.5 windows-8/8.1/10


  • Tick marks first option and you will be able to install .net framework 3.5 windows 8/8.1/10


This trick didn’t worked ? Okay here is another solution.

If you are getting errors.

Error: 0x800f081f

Try using below tricks, It will most probably work.


  • Run CMD as administrator
  • Type below command in CMD
Dism /online /enable-feature /featurename:NetFX3 /All /Source:D:\sources\sxs /LimitAccess
  • Replace D with your Drive letter

dot net framwork

Make sure you Run command prompt as a administrator. If you don’t open cmd as admin, you saying referenced assembly is not installed on your system. Another make sure the bootable disk is properly inserted. If there is ISO file try extracting it and then trying the same steps again.

If still the issue doesn’t fix , Please comment below we will try to give the best possible solutions

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