Release Candidate of Windows Web Services API for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008

Updated on 10/01/2009 - This version is not available anymore.

Windows Web Services API Release Candidate is now available for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008. The table below summarizes level of Service Packs and CPU architectures supported by the Release Candidate:

 Windows Version

Service Pack

x86

x64

ia64

Windows XP

SP3

Yes

Yes

No

Windows Server 2003

SP2, R2 SP2

Yes

Yes

Yes

Windows Vista

SP1

Yes

Yes

No

Windows Server 2008

SP1

Yes

Yes

Yes

Same as the Beta, this release is available in four languages: English, German, Japanese and Arabic. You can download the installers from http://connect.microsoft.com/WNDP/Downloads/DownloadDetails.aspx?DownloadID=18901.

To develop code using this version of the runtime, you will need Windows SDK for Windows 7 RC. Please try this version and let us know how it works for you.