Unable to turn .NET Framework 3.5 on in Windows Features, error code: 0x800F0906

original title: Using Windows 8 PRO and can't turn on windows feature ".net Framework 3.5. It won't download from Microsoft. What is my problem?


I keep getting error code 0x800F0906 when I try to turn on " .net Framework 3.5". It just won't download. What am I doing wrong?


Hi Joe,


Thank you for choosing Windows 8 and giving us the opportunity to assist you with this issue.


From the issue description, I see that you receive the error code 0x800F0906, when you try to turn on .NET Framework 3.5, in Windows Features.


Let us work together to resolve this issue.


However, before we begin, we need more information to better understand this issue. Please answer these questions.


1.     Did you make any changes to the computer prior to this issue?

2.     What is the exact error message that you receive?


Here’s what you can try:


Refer to the following link to learn why this issue occurred and how to resolve it.


Error codes when you try to install the .NET Framework 3.5 in Windows 8 or in Windows Server 2012



Installing the .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8



Please let us know the results.

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Last updated May 11, 2020 Views 3,207 Applies to: