Windows SDK 7.1

If you install the “Windows XP Support” option in Visual Studio 2012 or later, then you already *have* the Windows 7.1A headers & libraries. They are used by the “v1??_xp“ Platform Toolset option. See this blog post. Known issue: The Windows 7.1 SDK installer has the same conflict issue with the updated Visual Studio 2010…


Detection keys for .NET Framework 4.0 and Visual Studio 2010

Now that Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 and Visual Studio 2010 have been released, developers may wonder how to detect them on the system. As with previous releases, we support registry detection of either product family and Windows Installer component detection for Visual Studio. Detecting either product uses a separate set of supported keys. .NET Framework…