Microsoft dot NET Framework

Thermalyze software requires that Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 (or later) be installed on the computer. If your computer does not have .NET Framework 4.5 or later, you can download and install the .NET Framework from the Microsoft website.

.NET Framework Download Site

Determine the Current .NET Version Installed

If you have upgraded .NET, the upgrade will be listed in the Programs and Features window.  If you have not upgraded .NET, you will need to use the following procedure to determine your .NET version.

  1. On the Start menu, choose Run.

  2. In the Open box, enter regedit.exe.

  3. In the Registry Editor, open the following subkey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\NET Framework Setup\NDP\Full. Note: If the Full subkey is not present, then .NET Framework 4.5 is not installed.

  4. Check for a the DWORD value named Release.  The existence of the Release DWORD indicates that .NET Framework 4.5 or later is installed.

  5. The value of the Release DWORD indicates which version of the .NET Framework is installed.  See the table below.

.NET Version DWORD Values

Value of the Release DWORD
.NET Framework 4.5
.NET Framework 4.5.1 installed with Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2
.NET Framework 4.5.1 installed on Windows 8, Windows 7 SP1, or Windows Vista SP2
.NET Framework 4.5.2
On Windows 10 Systems: 393295
On all other OS versions: 393297
.NET Framework 4.6
On Windows 10 November Update systems: 394254
On all other OS versions: 394271
.NET Framework 4.6.1
On Windows 10 Anniversary Update: 394802
On all other OS versions: 394806
.NET Framework 4.6.2