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Apr
10

Windows SDK Downloads

By david  //  Technical Tips  //  Comments Off on Windows SDK Downloads

Developers using older versions of Visual Studio, may need to download SDKs to author applications compatible with more recent versions of Windows.
The Microsoft links below provide SDKs for Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1:

Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 (web setup)

Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 (ISO download)

Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 4

Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) for Windows 8

Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) for Windows 8.1

List of latest Windows SDK Downloads

List of Windows SDK Archives

Feb
8

GetVersion API and Windows 8.1

By david  //  Technical Tips  //  Comments Off on GetVersion API and Windows 8.1

This document addresses two problems that can be resolved by updating the Application Manifest file for programs that are distributed to post-Vista Windows platforms:
1) The deprecated Windows version numbers returned by GetVersion API calls in Windows 8.1
2) The annoying Program Compatibility Assistant’s “this program might not have installed correctly” warning messages
PDF Article Here

An example solution manifest file can be found here , or visit the Downloads page on this blog.

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