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Where does SDK get installed?

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  • I have run both the sdksetup.exe and the windows_software_development_kit-86_en-us.msi... they both complete without error... but I have no idea where it is putting the SDK files... nothing in normal places.  Anyone know where it installs?
    • Moved by BillFillMicrosoft employee Thursday, September 15, 2011 4:06 PM dev question (From:Windows Developer Preview: General OS questions )
    Thursday, September 15, 2011 3:08 AM

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  • It installed on the normal place for me. Have you tried a reinstall?
    Matt Small - Microsoft Escalation Engineer - Forum Moderator
    Thursday, September 15, 2011 4:25 AM
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  • OK. What is normal place?  I tried on another machine and see nothing either after installation!

    The place I am expecting to see it is:  c:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\

    And I expected an v8.0 folder in there.

    Thursday, September 15, 2011 3:48 PM
  • @jsdev1 %ProgramFiles%\Windows Kits
    Thursday, September 15, 2011 4:20 PM
  • Thanks!  Any new docs regarding Windows 8 ribbon?  I don't see anything in the SDK.
    Thursday, September 15, 2011 5:56 PM
  • There are no released documents on the new APIs for Windows 8 other than the new WinRT APIs.  The focus for the Developer Preview was Metro Style application development.

    Friday, September 16, 2011 11:30 PM
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