Installing Able Bioplus and Able Payroll in windows machine is straight forward in most cases and fairly easy. Lately, when windows 10 was introduced in the market, Installation for both software became a puzzle that leaves IT and Techs in awe.

The common trouble yet so hard to fix in windows 10 is the windows feature .NET Framework 3.5

This specific windows feature is a requirement in running these softwares. This feature was released in November 2007 targeting windows 7 and windows XP to run programs that we’re created in Visual Studio to utilize the windows components native to the operating system used by that time.

Windows 10 didn’t omitted this feature of course, but it wasn’t put as a default feature. Sure, going to control panel’s Turn Windows features on and off will enable your tech to install it,  Unfortunately it won’t help. How about downloading the offline installer for .Net Framework 3.5 and install it? sadly it didn’t work as well.

For sure there would be a lot of third party programs out there that can install this but the  question is, will it work? is it safe from virus, adware and spyware? is it for free?.

So for this feature to be installed we suggest going back to basics and that is by doing a full windows update.

Windows update on Windows 10 will enable the windows to get all the current update that is available for the operating system. It picks up the feature .Net Framework 3.5 which you badly needed for this installation. To be honest windows 10 and other windows operating system really requires a windows update to get hot fixes which correct windows error.

Below are 3 easy steps to do your Windows 10 update

  1. Open Start Menu and click on Settings > Update & Security settings > Windows Update.
  2. Press on the Check for updates button. If any updates are available, they will be offered to you
  3. Press the download button and be patient this may take a while

After all the updates make sure your computer restarts so the new installed features will be loaded correctly. For you to check if the feature .Net Framework 3.5 is successfully installed, follow this steps

  1. Open Start Menu and type Control Panel
  2. Click on Programs
  3. Click the Turn Windows features on or off link
  4. Check if .Net Framework 3.5 (includes .Net 2.0 and 3.0) is ticked. If it is then it was updated and installed correctly

Once confirmed you can do your happy dance for about a minute or you could go ahead with your installation.

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