Install Windows Identity foundation on Windows 7 RRS feed

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  • Hi,

    I would like to know if there is a way to activate Windows Identity Foundation feature on windows 7. It is installed on my Windows 7 computer ( KB974405 ) but I don't see it in " Windows features " so I can't activate it.

    I need this feature for my SharePoint development, if it is not activated, add-ins template are broken. ( It miss Context class )

    Thank you.

    Monday, April 10, 2017 9:09 AM


  • Hi, 

    Welcome to MSDN forum.

    You need to download Windows Identity Foundation SDK and install it on win 7. In windows 8 or later version, you could Choose Windows Identity Framework 3.5 in turn Windows Features On or Off .

    To check if Windows Identity foundation is installed, opening registry key, you will find: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsIdentityFoundation\setup\v3.5\

    Best regards,


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    Tuesday, April 11, 2017 9:21 AM