the.net framework 4.7.2 offline installer provides the same functionality as the online installer and can be used to install the.2 on a computer that does not have the.2 installed or on a computer that has the.2 already installed. for instructions about how to download and use the offline installer, see.net framework.2 offline installer.
a regression in the.net framework 4.7.2 has been addressed. if a program compiled against.1 attempts to load a version of the.2, the program fails to start. [711769, system.componentmodel.composition, bug]
after the downloading and installation process completes, the developer pack installer will open and you can confirm the complete the installation. if you do not need.net framework 4.7.2 for any reason, you can uninstall it by following the steps in the uninstall section of this article.
the offline installer does not require an internet connection. in addition, it does not add the microsoft windows installer component to the operating system. the offline installer is a self-contained executable that can be run from any location on the computer.
the full installation mode will install all components of.net framework 4.7.2. you can also choose to install the microsoft windows installer component..2 does not include the microsoft windows installer component by default. if you would like to install the microsoft windows installer component, you must choose the custom installation mode and select the appropriate components to install, as the following figure shows. 3d9ccd7d82