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Windows SideShow Managed API 1.0 SDK

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  • Version: 1.0
  • Category: SDK
  • Language: English

Download the Windows SideShow Managed API 1.0 SDK to develop gadgets for Windows SideShow in managed code using the Microsoft .NET Framework.

  • The Windows SideShow Managed API 1.0 SDK installs the runtime and development components that are required to build and run gadgets for Windows SideShow using the .NET Framework 2.0. This download facilitates gadget development and enables developers to build compelling applications to support Windows SideShow-compatible devices.

    The SDK includes Windows SideShow project templates integrated with Visual Studio.


Status: Deleted

This download is no longer available on The downloads below are archives provided by the Internet Archive Wayback Machine from the Microsoft Download Center prior to August 2020.

SHA1: 0c436aa97e6df5298c43e3388b7b7833dd2d350f
2.86 MB

System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Ultimate

  • -One of the following editions of Windows Vista:
    -Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Enterprise, or Windows Vista Ultimate
    -Windows Server 2008
    -Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 or Microsoft Visual Studio 2008
    -Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0

Installation Instructions

  • 1. On this page, click Download to start the download.
    2. Do one of the following:
    -To start the installation immediately, click Run.
    -To download the SDK to your computer for installation at a later time, click Save.

    Once installed, the SDK documentation is integrated with Visual Studio 2008. You can access the documentation by clicking Contents on the Help menu in Visual Studio. Note that if you are using Visual Studio 2005, you need to access the docs by clicking Start, pointing to All Programs, clicking Windows SideShow, clicking Managed API 1.0 SDK, and then clicking Documentation.

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