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Unable to uninstall .net 3.5.1 Server 2008 R2

Posted on 2014-12-09
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hi Experts,

I want to uninstall .net 3.5.1 feature from Server 2008R2, but I am getting an error message as below
"Attempt to un-install .net 3.5.1 failed with error code 0x80073712.
I used .net removal tool with out much luck.
please check the screen shot to find the error message.
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by:Dave Baldwin
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This page http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb822049%28v=vs.110%29.aspx says that it must be enabled/disabled in the Control Panel for 2008 R2 SP1 and that it comes with that version.  That may mean that you can not un-install it.
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I installed it using  Dism /online /enable-feature /featurename:NetFx3 /All /Source:F:\sources\sxs /LimitAccess and then uninstalled it
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I fixed it myself
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