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Enable .NET 3.5 Framework Services in Windows 11[Latest]

How to Enable DOT NET 3.5 Framework Services in Windows 11?

.NET 3.5 Framework Windows 11: Here in this article, we will check out the steps involved in the process of enabling this service in the Windows 11 operating system. Kindly note that this service in Windows 11 also includes .NET 2.0 and .NET 3.0. This service activation includes Windows Communication Foundation HTTP Activation and Windows Communication Foundation Non-HTTP Activation. Let us get into the article right away. Check out: Enable .NET 4.8 Framework Advanced Services in Windows 11

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Enable .NET 3.5 Framework Services in Windows 11 PC/Desktop:

We have explained each step with images for a better understanding of the users. The following are the steps.

  1. We will use Control Panel to enable this service. Click on the Start menu and open Control Panel.
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Search for Control Panel

2. On the Control Panel, click the view to Category view.

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Switch to the Category view

3. Click on Programs.

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Programs

4. Under Programs and Features, click on Turn Windows features on or off.

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Turn Windows features on or off

5. Windows Features dialog box will pop up now.

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Turn Windows features on or off

6. From the list of services available, search and locate .NET 3.5 Framework(includes .NET 2.0 & 3.0).

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Enable .NET 3.5 Framework Windows 11

7. Click on the checkbox next to it and click on OK.

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8. Windows will search for the required files.

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Searching for the required files

9. Now, Windows will apply the necessary changes.

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Applying the necessary changes

10. Finally, click on Restart to restart your PC. DOT NET 3.5 Framework services are now enabled on your Windows 11 PC.

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Restart

Disable DOT NET 3.5 Framework in Windows 11 OS:

The steps are almost similar. However, for a better understanding, we will list it out.

  • Go to Control Panel and click on Programs.
  • Click on Programs and Features and then click on Turn Windows features on or off.
  • Search and locate .NET 3.5 Framework(includes .NET 2.0 and .NET 3.0) from the list of services available, uncheck the checkbox next to it and click OK.
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    Disable .NET 3.5 Framework Windows 11

  • Windows will search for the required files and apply the necessary changes.
  • That is it. .NET 3.5 Framework is now disabled in your Windows 11.
Note: Kindly restart your PC once the changes are made on the system. It is highly essential.

Enable HTTP and Non-HTTP Activation Services in Windows 11:

HTTP and HTTPS Activation services are part of .NET 3.5 Framework. However, if you are looking to enable them manually, then the following are the steps.

  • Locate DOT NET 3.5 Framework from the list of services available and then click on the plus sign next to it.
  • Now, you will find two options. Windows Communication Foundation HTTP Activation and Windows Communication Non-HTTP Activation.
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Windows Communication Foundation HTTP & Non-HTTP Activation

  • Choose the required service from the list and then click on the checkbox next to it and click OK. The Service will be enabled manually.
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That is it!!

Article Conclusion:

The above article provides detailed information on How to Enable .NET Framework 3.5 in Windows 11 OS and also provides detailed steps in activating Windows Communication Foundation HTTP Activation and Windows Communication Non-HTTP Activation. If you have any queries, kindly write to us in the comment and we will get back to you with a solution as soon as possible.

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