Downloading .NET Framework 4 Full


 I would like to download the .NET 4 Full far the articles I have read are a bit confusing. Also does the framework 4.5.1 really contain the .NET 4.0 Full framework?
I am on Windows 7.

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Scott CSenior EngineerCommented:
When .NET 4.5 is installed it effectively replaces .NET 4.0 on the machine. .NET 4.0 gets overwritten by a new version of .NET 4.5 which - according to Microsoft - is supposed to be 100% backwards compatible.

Oh, BTW....the latest version is 4.5.2.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
.NET 4.5 includes .NET 4 functionality. Look in Control Panel, Programs and Features, Windows Features and install (that is check to enable) .NET V3.5 and .NET4.5 and you should have everything you need.
.NET 4.5 does include 4.0 functionality.
Just go to

and follow the instruction.

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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@LuckyLucks - Thanks and I was happy to help.
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