Latest SDK for Windows Installer 5.0

The RTM release of the Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 is now available for customers to install from the download center in both ISO and Web Setup format.  See the SDK announcement on the Windows SDK blog.   

Please note that the stand-alone version of the Windows Installer 4.5 SDK is now no longer available for download from the Microsoft download center. Windows Installer SDK has traditionally always been included with the Windows SDK, but during the timeframe for the release of MSI 4.5 redistributable there was no other Windows or Windows update release for simultaneously shipping the SDK.

We encourage you to download and use the latest version of the Windows Installer SDK tools (Windows Installer 5.0) included with the RTM release of Windows SDK for Windows 7.

[Author: Zainab Hakim]
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Comments (4)
  1. knewt says:


    I know this isn’t related to this post, but I couldn’t find anywhere else to send to.

    There’s a post from back in 2008 about embedded UI that has a powerpoint file attached. However, clicking on the link doesn’t work. Could you look into this please?


  2. zhakim says:

    Dear knewt,

    Thanks for bringing this to our attention. The attachment for the embedded UI blog post has now been fixed and you should be able to access this power point slide deck.

  3. Steven says:

    Where can I download SDK for Windows Installer 5.0?

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