Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 17061 now available for download

Microsoft yesterday released Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 17061 to developers. This SDK can be used with Windows 10 Insider Build 17061 or later. This SDK build contains bug fixes and under development changes to the API surface area. You can read about the API changes here.

Known Issues:

  • Installation on an operating system that is not a Windows 10 Insider Previewbuild is not supported and may fail.
  • Cannot deploy to a device: When attempting to deploy to a mobile device, it fails with the following error:  DEP0001: Unexpected Error: SmartDeviceException – Class not registered [0x80131500]
  • XAML Designer fails to load: When attempting to load the XAML designer, an Unhandled exception occurs “The XAML Designer has excited unexpectedly.

Breaking Changes:

  • New MIDL key words: As a part of the “modernizing IDL” effort, several new keywords are added to the midlrt tool. These new keywords will cause build breaks if they are encountered in IDL files. The new keywords are:
    • event
    • set
    • get
    • partial
    • unsealed
    • overridable
    • protected
    • importwinmd

The updated Preview SDK can be downloaded here.

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