Can't Install KB2901983 Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2

admin Mon, 05/11/2015 - 19:12

This article is for anyone having trouble installing any .NET Framework updates or windows updates on Windows 7 64bit machine.
This also includes the windows update KB2901983 Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2

I have the solution for you..All you need to do is remove a few previously installed windows updates, reboot your machine and then try the framework installation again and viola! It works!

The troubled windows updates that need to be removed before installation are the following:

If you have any questions, please let me know!

Below is what the info in the even viewer will look like:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: VSSetup
Problem Signature 01: Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Setup
Problem Signature 02: 4.5.51209
Problem Signature 03: 12.0.51209.34209
Problem Signature 04: 1
Problem Signature 05: netfx_Full_GDR_x64.msi
Problem Signature 06: Install_I_Interactive_Error
Problem Signature 07: 1603
Problem Signature 08: 997
Problem Signature 09: RegisterProduct
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033

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