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.NET Framework 4.8 prq file

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Hello,

We are in the process of updating our software to .NET Framework 4.8. I notice there isn't a Redistributable in InstallShield for .NET Framework 4.8.

Does anyone have a .prq file available for .NET Framework 4.8?

Kind Regards

Elliott

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Re: .NET Framework 4.8 prq file

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Thanks Jenifer.

Just incase anyone requires this prq file, this is what I have made (adapted from .NET Framework 4.7 Full). It seems to work well after initial testing.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?>
<SetupPrereq>
	<conditions>
		<condition Type="2" Comparison="2" Path="HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\NET Framework Setup\NDP\v4\Full" FileName="Release" ReturnValue="528049"/>
	</conditions>
	<operatingsystemconditions>
		<operatingsystemcondition MajorVersion="6" MinorVersion="1" PlatformId="2" CSDVersion="" ServicePackMajorMin="1"/>
		<operatingsystemcondition MajorVersion="6" MinorVersion="3" PlatformId="2" CSDVersion=""/>
		<operatingsystemcondition MajorVersion="10" MinorVersion="0" PlatformId="2" CSDVersion="" ProductType="2|3"/>
		<operatingsystemcondition MajorVersion="10" MinorVersion="0" PlatformId="2" CSDVersion=""/>
		<operatingsystemcondition MajorVersion="6" MinorVersion="2" PlatformId="2" CSDVersion="" ProductType="2|3"/>
	</operatingsystemconditions>
	<files>
		<file LocalFile="&lt;ISProductFolder&gt;\SetupPrerequisites\Microsoft .net\4.8\Full\NDP48-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe" URL="https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2088631" FileSize="0,0"/>
	</files>
	<execute file="NDP48-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe" cmdline="/q /norestart" cmdlinesilent="/q /norestart" returncodetoreboot="1641,3010"/>
	<properties Id="{9EAB3A18-639C-42D9-BFAC-A056F6FE967A}" Description="This prerequisite installs the .NET Framework 4.8 Full standalone package." AltPrqURL=""/>
	<behavior Reboot="2"/>
</SetupPrereq>

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Re: .NET Framework 4.8 prq file

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Hi @elliottgresham ,

 

i would suggest you to take reference of previous pre-requisite whichever you have as latest.Using pre-requisite editor you will be able to edit registry settings and downloadable file.

One slight modification you might need to do is:Registry condition value of .Net Framework 4.8 existence:

 Registry key path:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\NET Framework Setup\NDP\v4\Full

Value of .NET 4.8 framework is:528040

Reference:https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/framework/migration-guide/how-to-determine-which-versions-ar...

Content .prq will look like:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?>
<SetupPrereq>
<conditions>
<condition Type="2" Comparison="2" Path="HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\NET Framework Setup\NDP\v4\Full" FileName="Release" ReturnValue="528040"/>
</conditions>
<operatingsystemconditions>
<operatingsystemcondition MajorVersion="6" MinorVersion="1" PlatformId="2" CSDVersion="" ServicePackMajorMin="1"/>
<operatingsystemcondition MajorVersion="6" MinorVersion="3" PlatformId="2" CSDVersion=""/>
<operatingsystemcondition MajorVersion="10" MinorVersion="0" PlatformId="2" CSDVersion="" ProductType="2|3"/>
<operatingsystemcondition MajorVersion="10" MinorVersion="0" PlatformId="2" CSDVersion=""/>
<operatingsystemcondition MajorVersion="6" MinorVersion="2" PlatformId="2" CSDVersion="" ProductType="2|3"/>
</operatingsystemconditions>
<files>
<file LocalFile="&lt;ISProductFolder&gt;\SetupPrerequisites\Microsoft .net\4.8\Web\<FileName>.exe" URL="<Downloadble link>" FileSize="0,0"/>
</files>
<execute file="<FileName>.exe" cmdline="/q /norestart" cmdlinesilent="/q /norestart" returncodetoreboot="1641,3010"/>
<properties Id="{<GUID>}" Description="This prerequisite installs the .NET Framework 4.8 Web Installer package." AltPrqURL=""/>
<behavior Reboot="2"/>
</SetupPrereq>

 

Hope it helps,

Thanks,

Jenifer

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Re: .NET Framework 4.8 prq file

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Hi Jenifer

Thank you for your quick reply.

I did look at the .NET Framework 4.7 prq file and had started to adapt that, but I wasn't sure on some of the values. For example, there was a AltPrqURL value and I didn't know if this needed to be set, but I guess not from your example.

I'll take another look and let you know if I have any questions.

Thanks again.

Elliott

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Re: .NET Framework 4.8 prq file

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Hi @elliottgresham ,

 

"I did look at the .NET Framework 4.7 prq file and had started to adapt that, but I wasn't sure on some of the values. For example, there was a AltPrqURL value and I didn't know if this needed to be set, but I guess not from your example."

AltPrqURL field you can ignore as i had mentioned sample .prq content since it is alternative.Basically it would be the link of Flexera's file server which would be uploaded by them.

if you could update web link of file with file(Some entries which ever has <> added with) in addition to the content i had added in the previous reply that would be enough i guess.

Thanks,

Jenifer

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Re: .NET Framework 4.8 prq file

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Thanks Jenifer.

Just incase anyone requires this prq file, this is what I have made (adapted from .NET Framework 4.7 Full). It seems to work well after initial testing.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?>
<SetupPrereq>
	<conditions>
		<condition Type="2" Comparison="2" Path="HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\NET Framework Setup\NDP\v4\Full" FileName="Release" ReturnValue="528049"/>
	</conditions>
	<operatingsystemconditions>
		<operatingsystemcondition MajorVersion="6" MinorVersion="1" PlatformId="2" CSDVersion="" ServicePackMajorMin="1"/>
		<operatingsystemcondition MajorVersion="6" MinorVersion="3" PlatformId="2" CSDVersion=""/>
		<operatingsystemcondition MajorVersion="10" MinorVersion="0" PlatformId="2" CSDVersion="" ProductType="2|3"/>
		<operatingsystemcondition MajorVersion="10" MinorVersion="0" PlatformId="2" CSDVersion=""/>
		<operatingsystemcondition MajorVersion="6" MinorVersion="2" PlatformId="2" CSDVersion="" ProductType="2|3"/>
	</operatingsystemconditions>
	<files>
		<file LocalFile="&lt;ISProductFolder&gt;\SetupPrerequisites\Microsoft .net\4.8\Full\NDP48-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe" URL="https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2088631" FileSize="0,0"/>
	</files>
	<execute file="NDP48-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe" cmdline="/q /norestart" cmdlinesilent="/q /norestart" returncodetoreboot="1641,3010"/>
	<properties Id="{9EAB3A18-639C-42D9-BFAC-A056F6FE967A}" Description="This prerequisite installs the .NET Framework 4.8 Full standalone package." AltPrqURL=""/>
	<behavior Reboot="2"/>
</SetupPrereq>

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Re: .NET Framework 4.8 prq file

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Here is the .NET Framework 4.8 PRQ attached. 

Thanks,

Bikram

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Re: .NET Framework 4.8 prq file

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@Bikram wrote:

Here is the .NET Framework 4.8 PRQ attached. 

Thanks,

Bikram


Thanks !!! 

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Re: .NET Framework 4.8 prq file

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Thanks, this works for Windows prior to May 2019 Update, where the Release number is 528040 instead of 528049.

See this articles...
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/framework/migration-guide/how-to-determine-which-versions-ar...

Any idea how to make the pre-requisite check different release values on different OS versions?

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Re: .NET Framework 4.8 prq file

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Sorry I got the numbers the wrong way around, it works for 528049, but since then MS have changed the Release version to 528040, so the pre-requisite doesn't realise the .NET 4.8 is already installed when it is, tries to install it and then fails.
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Re: .NET Framework 4.8 prq file

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Is it just a case of adding another condition line to include the second release version?

	<conditions>
		<condition Type="2" Comparison="2" Path="HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\NET Framework Setup\NDP\v4\Full" FileName="Release" ReturnValue="528049"/>
		<condition Type="2" Comparison="2" Path="HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\NET Framework Setup\NDP\v4\Full" FileName="Release" ReturnValue="528040"/>
	</conditions>
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