Installing .Net 3.5 on Win8 using DISM

To install the .NET Framework 3.5 from installation media located in the D:sourcessxs directory, use the following command:

DISM /Online /Enable-Feature /FeatureName:NetFx3 /All /LimitAccess /Source:d:\Sources\SxS

where:

  • /Online targets the operating system you’re running (instead of an offline Windows image).
  • /Enable-Feature /FeatureName:NetFx3 specifies that you want to enable the .NET Framework 3.5.
  • /All enables all parent features of the .NET Framework 3.5.
  • /LimitAccess prevents DISM from contacting Windows Update.
  • /Source specifies the location of the files needed to restore the feature (in this example, the D:\Sources\SxS directory).

For more information about DISM parameters and options, see How to Enable or Disable Windows Features

from: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh506443(v=vs.110).aspx

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