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  • Why doesn’t Microsoft update .NET 5.0 / 6.0 with WU ?

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    I have both installed and have to check periodically for new updates.

    Example KB5009194 : ..NET 5.0 has been refreshed with the latest update as of December 14, 2021. This update contains security and non-security fixes. See the release notes for details on updated packages.

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    • #2417814

      Have you opted into Microsoft Update as discussed at

      I am opted into MU –


      Automatic updates for .Net –


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    • #2417996

      I understand that these are .NET Core updates. I need Windows Desktop Runtime updates.

      • #2417999

        I’m a little confused. The example that I posted showed the automatic update 5.0 which is exactly one of the examples that you were questioning. Can you provide a link for the Windows desktop run time update that you are referring to?



        • #2418003

          The link is in my post.
          I set other Microsoft updates to ON.
          Will see what next month brings (Windows 10 Pro ‘Notify=2’, using WUmgr)

          • #2418007

            On my system all of the .Net runtimes were updated through MU —


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