Script to Download SharePoint 2013 Pre-Requisites for Windows Server 2012

This Powershell script that downloads each item in a list of URLs (of SharePoint 2013 pre-requisites) to a user-specified location. This PowerShell Script use in a situation when you don’t have internet access (install sharepoint 2013 offline) in the SharePoint 2013 server.A

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  • Thanks
    1 Posts | Last post July 30, 2017
  • Works fine on Windows 7
    3 Posts | Last post May 29, 2015
    • Hello Muawiyah Shannak,
      Many thanks for the Script and it did definitely save a lot of time :)
      I have used Windows 7 to download and from the list of verified OS - you may wish to turn on Windows 7.
      Thanks Again.
    • Thanks Lan, I updated :)
    • Many Thanks,its working perfect..........
  • Very Helpful
    1 Posts | Last post March 11, 2015
  • Very helpful script
    4 Posts | Last post March 11, 2015
    • This help specially with offline mode servers that i can run the script outside then copy and install pre files on the server offline , thanks
    • welcome & thanks Wael
    • welcome & thanks Wael, form this account :)
    • Thanks for the contribution 
  • Wrong version of .Net 4.5
    2 Posts | Last post September 29, 2013
    • Link seems to be a pre-release version in the script.
      Should be
      As the script says, check the links first.
    • Hi Ian,
      There are two paths to download .NET Framework 4.5:
      - dotNetFx45_Full_x86_x64.exe (
      It is Offline installer (It is stand-alone redistributable that contains all the required components for installing the .NET Framework and file size  will be 48.0 MB )
      - dotNetFx45_Full_setup.ex (
      It is Web installer ( It is web bootstrapper, that when run will start get downloads the required .NET Framework 4.5 and the file size will be 982 KB)
      More info:
  • Pre requisite files for SP 2013
    2 Posts | Last post September 29, 2013
    • I am just wondering if the downloaded files here are complete.
      because I am also looking at and it seems that it has more files than your version.
    • Hi,
      The prerequisites downloaded files are complete in this Script, and I added these files based on Hardware and software requirements for SharePoint 2013 TechNet article(
      Regarding the autospsourcebuilder download files, these are optional updates and  not required to install SharePoint 2013.
  • Cannot be loaded because running scripts is disabled
    2 Posts | Last post September 26, 2013
    • I tried to run a this script and I get the following error:
      "File C:\Download-SP2013-PreReqs.ps1 cannot be loaded because running scripts is disabled on this system."
    • Hello MarkoBill,
      Execute the "set-ExecutionPolicy RemoteSigned" command at the PowerShell.