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ToolLocationHelper.GetPathToWindowsSdkFile Method (String, TargetDotNetFrameworkVersion, VisualStudioVersion, DotNetFrameworkArchitecture)

.NET Framework 4.5

Returns the path to a file in the Windows SDK for the desired .NET Framework and Visual Studio version and the desired architecture. Note that this is only supported for a targeted .NET Framework version of 4.5 and above.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Build.Utilities
Assembly:  Microsoft.Build.Utilities.v4.0 (in Microsoft.Build.Utilities.v4.0.dll)

public static string GetPathToWindowsSdkFile(
	string fileName,
	TargetDotNetFrameworkVersion version,
	VisualStudioVersion visualStudioVersion,
	DotNetFrameworkArchitecture architecture


Type: System.String

The name of the file being requested.

Type: Microsoft.Build.Utilities.TargetDotNetFrameworkVersion

Target .NET Framework version.

Type: Microsoft.Build.Utilities.VisualStudioVersion

Version of Visual Studio associated with the requested SDK.

Type: Microsoft.Build.Utilities.DotNetFrameworkArchitecture

Desired architecture of the resultant file.

Return Value

Type: System.String
Path to the appropriate Windows SDK file

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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