.NET version check program (0.4 MB)    Downloads [4410]
ASoft .NET Version Detector is a lightweight tool that gives information on the different versions of Microsoft .NET that are installed on a machine.
If a certain version isn't on the machine, you can simply follow the link that .NET Version Detector suggests, so it is easier for the novice user to find the runtimes. Detailed information is given of where the .NET Frameworks are installed with links to the directories. The details can easily be copied by a user, to paste in a mail. It supports commandline options to export data to file (txt/xml) and not show the user application
.NET Version Detector is a native application, which means it isn't dependent on any version of .NET to run.


Removal tool to fix .NET Framework install failures (0.2 MB)    Downloads [4261]
Aaron Stebner's WebLog


Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 (2.7 MB)    Downloads [4387]
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 contains many new features building incrementally upon .NET Framework 2.0 and 3.0, and includes .NET Framework 2.0 service pack 1 and .NET Framework 3.0 service pack 1.
For other Microsoft .NET Framework downloads please the Microsoft Download Center.


Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 (2.8 MB)    Downloads [4353]

What Microsoft says about this SP.

* Performance increases between 20-45% for WPF-based applications – without having to change any code
* WCF improvements that give developers more control over the way they access data and services
* Streamlined installation experience for client applications
* Improvements in the area of data platform, such as the ADO.NET Entity Framework, ADO.NET Data Services and support for SQL Server 2008’s new features


Microsoft .NET 4.7 (1.3 MB)    Downloads [76]
Link to Microsoft .NET 4.7 Release notes & development pack.