Does the MSI package install the .NET framework automatically?
Directory and Resource Administrator 7.x
The .NET framework does not get installed as part of the MSI package. The .NET package is an executable that wraps around the MSI package for the .NET installation. The .NET framework executable is located in the Intel directory and is called dotnetfx.exe. It can be installed via a silent method. This is detailed in the following Microsoft article:
.NET Framework Redistributable Package Technical Reference