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How to enable net framework 3.5/2.0 in windows 8 offline


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many early testers of windows 8 costumer preview & developer preview find it difficult using the earlier version of net framework since 4.5 came per-installed on the windows 8. Many applications like the blackberry desktop and modem unlocking tools needs Microsoft .net framework to work. Ok here is how to enable it offline

Insert your windows 8 developer / consumer preview installation disk in your drive and Go to "Search" Option of Windows 8 and type cmd => Right click and choose => Run as administrator or Advanced => click "Run as Administrator" for developers' preview users

Assuming your dvd / media drive is E: type this in the command (cmd) window
dism.exe /online /enable-feature /featurename:NetFX3 /Source:E:\sources\sxs /LimitAccess

Huh .net framework 3.5, 2.0 is now enabled in your windows 8