Introduction: The .NET Framework is a necessary prerequisite for many AccessData products.  The following steps will ensure the required .NET Framework versions are installed on Windows Server.


  1. In the Server Manager interface, select Add roles and features to displays a list of possible features.
  2. In the "Installation Type" tab, select Role-base or feature-based installation and click Next.
  3. In the "Server Selection" tab, select your local machine and click Next.
  4. In the "Server Roles" tab, check Application Server and click Next.
  5. In the "Features" tab, expand .NET Framework 3.5 Features.
  6. Check .NET Framework 3.5 (includes .NET 2.0 and 3.0) and click Next.
  7. In the "Application Server" tab, review the notes and click Next.
  8. In the "Role Services" tab, check .NET Framework 4.5 and click Next.
  9. In the "Confirmation" tab, review the selections and click Install.
  10. Allow the installation process to complete and then click Close and reboot the machine.