Microsoft’s latest .NET Framework 4 Client Profile is available on Windows Update (WU) as “recommended update” KB982670. It provides a subset of features from the .NET Framework 4.0.
The client Profile is released as an recommended update for Windows 7 and Windows Vista and as an “optional update” for Windows XP (you need to run the WU manually and select the .NET Framework 4 Client Profile to install it).
Many Windows users have reported that they are getting Windows update error 80200053 while installing this particular update (also KB982526) on their machines. If you are getting the same error, just restart the computer and try installing afterwards, or boot in Safe Mode with Networking and install the update. You may also try to install the standalone version of the .NET Framework 4 Client Profile from the link given below:
Download Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile (Web Installer)