Install .Net Framework 3.5 in Windows 8 without downloading


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Windows 8 have .Net Framework 4 and above pre-installed. But we need .Net Framework 3.5 for running several old applications. So better to install it.

Installing from Windows 8 DVD/PD
1. Insert your Win8 DVD or Pen Drive

2. Run the following command as it is in elevated Command Prompt. Type it or copy-paste from below-

dism.exe /online /enable-feature /featurename:NetFX3 /Source:G:\sources\sxs /LimitAccess

Note: the above command is case sensitive

Replace :G: to your windows DVD or PD's drive letter