Using Microsoft Visual Studio Express version for building solutions can cause errors

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Problem(Abstract)

As Visual Studio Express versions do not usually include Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC) or Active Template Library (ATL), users may receive an error when building with Express versions of MSVS. The workaround is to either download the Windows Driver Kit that includes the library or use the professional version of MSVS.

Symptom

Errors of type: fatal error C1083: Cannot open include file: 'AFXWIN.H': No such file or directory


Cause

Using VC++ Express Version

Resolving the problem

Use MSVS Professional or download the Windows Driver Kit.

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Rational Tau
General Information

Software version:

4.3

Operating system(s):

Windows

Reference #:

1622938

Modified date:

2013-01-31

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