Microsoft .NET Framework Versions supported by Windows Embedded Products
Published Nov 13 2018 11:20 AM 9,301 Views

[This blog post was originally published on August 10, 2015 on MSDN.]


***Updated 10/12/2021 updated support table to reflect current levels of support***


***Updated - Added Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7 Support***

​This communication details the .NET Framework versions supported by the Windows Embedded Products after June 2017. Read on for further details.




  • ​The following table specifies the Microsoft support plans for all Microsoft .NET Framework versions after June 2017. We will update this blog when our support plan changes, so check this page regularly for the latest support details.

      .NET Framework version
    3.5 SP1 4.5.2 4.6 4.7 4.8
    Windows Embedded Standard 7 Y Y Y Y Y
    Windows Embedded POSReady 7 Y Y Y Y Y
    Windows Embedded 8 Standard Y   Y Y Y
    Windows Embedded Standard 8.1 Pro Y Y Y Y Y
    Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Y Y Y Y Y


  • Note that the following products are not listed because they have moved out of extended support:
    • Windows Embedded Point of Service
    • Windows XP Embedded
    • Windows Embedded 8 Industry
    • Windows Embedded POSReady 2009
    • Windows Embedded Standard 2009
  • For information about general Windows support for the .NET Framework and any restrictions, visit the .NET blog website.
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