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How to: Create a Windows Desktop Application

 

The easiest way to create a Win32 Windows application is to use the Win32 Application Wizard.

To create a Win32 Windows application

  1. Follow the instructions in the help topic Creating a Project with a Visual C++ Application Wizard.

  2. In the New Project dialog box, in the left pane, expand the Visual C++ node and select Win32. Next, select Win32 Project in the middle pane, provide a project name and click OK to open the wizard.

  3. Define your application settings using the Win32 Application Wizard.

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    Skip this step to keep the wizard default settings.

  4. Click Finish to close the wizard, and your newly created project opens in Solution Explorer.

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