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    Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7 for Windows 8.1

    In a June, 2017 Windows Secrets Patch Watch, Susan Bradley recommended to wait on installing KB4023307 06/13/2017 Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7 for Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems. However, I have not seen an update in Patch Watch since then stating whether is is OK to install now or not and my Dell windows 8.1 laptop continues to offer this update. Can Susan, or someone, tell me if it is safe to go ahead and install please? Thank you.

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    That KB seems to be for Silverlight. Are you sure about the number?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul T View Post
    That KB seems to be for Silverlight. Are you sure about the number?

    cheers, Paul
    Paul, Thank you for your reply - you are correct, I included the wrong KB - it should be KB3186539.
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    I don't have that update on my W8.1 so I assume it's optional rather than a security update. I would not install it unless you have software that specifically requires it.

    cheers, Paul

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    This is the complete package for .Net 4.7. It is optional. If you have any software which requires 4.7 it will let you know and then you can install it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul T View Post
    I don't have that update on my W8.1 so I assume it's optional rather than a security update. I would not install it unless you have software that specifically requires it.

    cheers, Paul
    Thank you very much, Paul, I appreciate your response.

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    Thank you very much, Joe, I appreciate your response, Ron

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    Quote Originally Posted by JoeP517 View Post
    This is the complete package for .Net 4.7. It is optional. If you have any software which requires 4.7 it will let you know and then you can install it.
    Paint.net requires it, for example.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dogberry View Post
    Paint.net requires it, for example.
    Version 4.0.20 requires it. And will automatically install it if needed.
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