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Software Author(s):

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.net dotnet core runtime desktop 5.0 5.0.0 x64 x86

.NET 5.0 Desktop Runtime v5.0.0

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5.0.0 | Updated: 16 Nov 2020



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.NET 5.0 Desktop Runtime v5.0.0 5.0.0

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Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files


To install .NET 5.0 Desktop Runtime v5.0.0, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade .NET 5.0 Desktop Runtime v5.0.0, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall .NET 5.0 Desktop Runtime v5.0.0, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade dotnet5-desktop-runtime -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade dotnet5-desktop-runtime -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure dotnet5-desktop-runtime installed
    name: dotnet5-desktop-runtime
    state: present
    version: 5.0.0
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'dotnet5-desktop-runtime' do
  action    :install
  version  '5.0.0'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: dotnet5-desktop-runtime,
    Version: 5.0.0,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller dotnet5-desktop-runtime
   Name     = 'dotnet5-desktop-runtime'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '5.0.0'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'dotnet5-desktop-runtime':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '5.0.0',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install dotnet5-desktop-runtime version="5.0.0" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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There are versions of this package awaiting moderation . See the Version History section below.

This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 20 Nov 2020.


The .NET 5 Desktop Runtime v5.0.0 enables you to run existing Windows desktop applications. This release includes the .NET 5 Runtime, you do not need to install it separately.

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = 'dotnet5-desktop-runtime'
  fileType       = 'exe'

  url            = ''
  checksum       = '144df140b56aa76b4bbc6259288d832df36935325c90af4cb9c28027f8625bdddd8369b03787d78e7a0502597ed809fbd20411549b4b93b127e88ce94b36e27'
  checksumType   = 'sha512'

  url64bit       = ''
  checksum64     = '243986604ea7ec1332960536e6a534b7755d2bf29a585ca7e5bcd60570ab72c0f8ace0755b0e1a0a5972dc77c28bb3a5f152f8ed84d2acb2fa76c22916ac4376'
  checksumType64 = 'sha512'

  silentArgs     = "/install /quiet /norestart /Log ""$env:temp\${packageName}_$([Guid]::NewGuid().ToString('D')).log"""
  validExitCodes = @(0,3010)
  softwareName   = '.NET 5 Desktop Runtime v5.0.0'

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
.NET 5.0 Desktop Runtime v5.0.4 5.0.4 7 Tuesday, April 6, 2021
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