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Windows SDK for Windows 7

Note: To get the latest version of the Windows SDK, go to Downloads for developing desktop apps.

Why Develop for Windows 

What is the Windows SDK?

The Microsoft Windows SDK is a set of tools, code samples, documentation, compilers, headers, and libraries developers can use to create applications that run on Microsoft Windows operating systems using native (Win32) or managed (.NET Framework) programming models.


Download the Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 4

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Learn how to write a Windows application.

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Learn Windows Programming fundamentals from the Windows learning series.


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