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Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Sample Library

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  • Version: SP1
  • Category: Tool
  • Language: English

Microsoft Visual C++ provides code samples for applications and tools that use many of the technologies in Visual C++.

  • The Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Sample Library provides code examples for applications and tools showing the capabilities of Visual C++ and the libraries and technologies it supports.

    This package downloads as an executable that, when run, copies a .zip file to your local computer containing the samples. You will need to unzip the downloaded file to use the samples.

    Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Sample Library is not localized. In order to use localized samples, please download the Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Sample Library. Please note that the localized Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Sample Library doesn’t have Visual C++ 2008 Feature Pack samples.


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System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

    • Application: The sample library requires Microsoft Visual C++ 2008

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    3. Unzip the file to a folder on your computer.

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