The minimum values of the Release DWORD for .NET Framework 4.5 and later versions

The following table lists the minimum value of the Release entry for each .NET Framework version. You can use this table to determine whether your application is running on a specific version of the .NET Framework regardless of platform.


The following table lists the keys of released versions of the .NET Framework only. It doesn't list the keys of preview or pre-release versions.

.NET Framework version Value of the Release DWORD
.NET Framework 4.5 378389
.NET Framework 4.5.1 378675
.NET Framework 4.5.2 379893
.NET Framework 4.6 393295
.NET Framework 4.6.1 394254
.NET Framework 4.6.2 394802
.NET Framework 4.7 460798
.NET Framework 4.7.1 461308
.NET Framework 4.7.2 461808
.NET Framework 4.8 528040