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Windows SDK Samples

Visual Studio 2008

The stand-alone Platform Software Development Kit includes working samples that demonstrate several key technologies, including DirectX, Internet Information Services, Windows Installer, and the core SDK. The stand-alone Windows SDK is available on the Web at


When building a sample application, first verify that the platform is set to your current platform in the Solution's Configuration property page. For example, you may need to change the platform from Itanium to Win32.

GetImage Sample: Demonstrates the Windows Image Acquisition API

Demonstrates the Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) application programming interfaces (APIs).