Used command line to turn on .Net framework 3.5 on Windows 10

Written by stevey on January 15th, 2016

Steps taken to fix the “.net 3.5 not installed on Windows 10″ issue:
1. followed this blog at [] and []
2. Downloaded the media creation tool *MediaCreationToolx64.exe*
3. Ran the .exe and chose the 2nd option for creating installation file then select the ISO file and saved to c:\Documents\Windows.iso; it took more than 1 hour to download and created the .iso image for Windows 10
4. After the windows.iso was created on C:\..\Documents, right clicked on the .iso file and mounted to E: drive
5. Executed command:  DISM /Online /Enable-Feature /FeatureName:NetFx3 /All /LimitAccess /Source:E:\sources\sxs

Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.10586]
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C:\WINDOWS\system32>DISM /Online /Enable-Feature /FeatureName:NetFx3 /All /LimitAccess /Source:E:\sources\sxs

Output indicates this finally succeeded:

Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool
Version: 10.0.10586.0

Image Version: 10.0.10586.0

Enabling feature(s)
The operation completed successfully.


6. Went back to the Windows Features On/Off and now the .Net Framework 3.5 checkbox is checked, which meant that the .net 3.5 is now installed on my Windows 10 machine.


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