For a wide variety of development tools for Windows applications, the Microsoft Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) Update for Windows Vista provides documentation, samples, header files, libraries, and samples of Windows Applications. With this release of the SDK, updated compilers and documentation have been released.Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 features the same compilers as are released in the updates. The SDK includes the contents of the Software Development Kit for Vista included in November 2006.Only the SDK is included in this download. To build .NET Framework 3.There are no applications, so you must have one.NET Framework 3.0 Runtime Components.A new SDK release is being released for Vista that would replace the existing Windows SDK. The Windows SDK for Vista needs to be first uninstalled as a result of installing the Windows SDK Update for Vista without a previous OS.This Windows SDK Update, included along with the APIs of Windows Vista, gives you the ability to create applications with the APIs.NET Framework 3.0 technologies: .NET Framework 2.A free account is required to access Windows Presentation Foundation, Windows Communication Foundation, Windows Workflow Foundation, and Windows CardSpace. Windows Vista, along with Framework 3, allows you to use this SDK.0). Microsoft SDK Update for Vista makes it possible to create applications for the following Operating Systems: Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, SP1, and Windows Server 2003 rmations for Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 SP1, and Windows Server 2003 R2. Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 and its extensions for Visual Studio 2005 are supported by the Windows SDK version 4.2 release.NET Framework 3.0 (WCF & WPF), November 2006 CTP.