Windows Studio 2008 Download

Sturla Molden sturla.molden at
Mon Jul 28 22:31:20 CEST 2014

You can download the Windows SDK for .NET 3.5, but it is very old.

A better option is to use GCC. The "static mingw toolchain" (gcc 4.8.2
based) created for building the official NumPy and SciPy binary installers
should be rather safe:


"Colin J. Williams" <cjwilliams43 at> wrote:
> I gather that Python is compiled with Windows Studio 2008.
> Unfortunately, the MS Download link points to a Studio 2010 advertising .ppx
> Could someone point to an alternative please?
> Colin W.
> PS  I need it for Numpy-1.8.1, which does not seem to be available with a
> binary version.

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