SCCM 2012 – How to deploy .Net Framework 4 Full

In order to deploy App-V 5 on your clients, the .Net Framework 4 Full is a prerequisite for Windows 7 computers. Windows 8 and 8.1 already include this Framework.

We will see how to deploy .Net Framework 4 Full using Application in System Center Configuration Manager 2012. With this method, you can link it as Dependency on another application and installation can be automatically done.

Deploy .Net Framework 4

Below, 4 steps to deploy .Net Framework:

  1. Download file and copy it to your SCCM Repository.
  2. Create Application.
  3. Create Deployment Type.
  4. Deploy it to a collection.

Download file

You can find the standalone file to this address:
Once you downloaded it, copy /past the file, dotNetFx40_Full_x86_x64.exe, to your repository:

.Net Framework 4 Repository

Create Application

  • Create a new application , with manual information:

Create new application
Application manual information

  • Specify application information. You can change the icon if you want to customize:
    • Name: .Net Framework 4 Full
    • Publisher: Microsoft
    • Version: 4
    • Localized Application Name: .Net Framework 4 Full
      deploy .net framework
      .Net Application information

Create Deployment Type

  • On the Deployment Type tab, click on Add:


  • Be sure, that you choose Script Installer and Manually specify the deployment type information:

Script Installer Manually Information
DeploymentType Information Net Framework

  • On the Content tab, specify these parameters:
    • Content Location: your repository folder.
    • Installation program:  “dotNetFx40_Full_x86_x64.exe” /q /norestart
    • Uninstall program: “dotNetFx40_Full_x86_x64.exe” /uninstall

.Net ContentTab program

  • For the detection method, click on Add Clause:

DeploymentType Detection Method

  • Select Registry and click on Browse:

Detection method Registry

  • On the Browse Registry,
    • Path: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\NET Framework Setup\NDP\v4\Full
    • Key: Install

Registry Net Framework 4
Detection Method .Net Framework
Detection method clause

  • In the User experience tab, specify these parameters:
    • Installation behavior: Install for system.
    • Logon requirement: Whether or not a user is logged on.

Deploy Type User Experience

  • Finish the deployment Type Wizard by clicking on Summary and Finish.
  • On the Application Wizard, click on Summary and Finish.
    Application .Net Summary

Deploy it

  • Last thing to do, is to deploy the Application to a collection:

.Net Framework Deploy


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