Review the table below and complete any needed steps listed for your operating system(s) prior to installing or upgrading to Raiser's Edge version 7.96 on your server and workstation(s):
- Review our System Requirements for Raiser's Edge 7.96 to ensure that your current operating system is compatible with Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6
- Install any required Service Packs for your operating system
- Install any required Windows updates needed
- Download and install Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6
- Install/upgrade the Raiser's Edge 7.96.
|Operating System||Can I install 7.96?||How to check to see if .NET 4.6 is already installed||Prior to installing .NET 4.6 included with 7.96|
|Windows XP||No - Not Supported||N/A||N/A|
|Windows Vista||No - Not Supported||N/A||N/A|
|Windows 7||Yes||Programs and Features > Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6||Install Service Pack 1|
|Windows 8||Yes||Programs and Features > View Installed Updates > Update for Microsoft Windows (KB3045562)||None|
|Windows 8.1||Yes||Programs and Features > View Installed Updates > Update for Microsoft Windows (KB3045563)||Install KB2919355 via Windows Update|
|Windows 10||Yes||Programs and Features > Turn Windows features on or off > .NET Framework 4.6 Advanced Services||None - already included|
|Windows Server 2003||No - Not Supported||N/A||N/A|
|Windows Server 2008||Yes||Programs and Features > Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6||Install Service Pack 2|
|Windows Server 2008 R2||Yes||Program and Features > Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6||Install Service Pack 1|
|Windows Server 2012||Yes||Programs and Features > View Installed Updates > Update for Microsoft Windows (KB3045562)||None|
|Windows Server 2012 R2||Yes||Update for Microsoft Windows (KB3045563)||Install KB2919355 via Windows Update|
- Installing Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 will uninstall/upgrade lower versions of Microsoft .NET Framework 4
- When installing Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6, you will be prompted to accept the Microsoft license terms.
- After installing Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6, you may be prompted to reboot before the installation of the Raiser's Edge 7.96 can continue.
- If Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 fails to install, then review Microsoft's article on Troubleshooting Blocked .NET Framework Installations. NOTE: We provide links to third-party websites in an effort to help you resolve your issue. We are not responsible for the information on third-party websites, and we cannot assist with implementing resolutions from these websites. Please contact the appropriate software vendor or IT professional for assistance with this process or issue, which is beyond Blackbaud's scope of support.