Update 11/20/09: The Surface SDK is now available to everyone at the new Surface website! The instructions below should continue to work just fine…let me know if they don’t.
Update 10/29/09: It appears that the version of the SDK available from the Microsoft Partner site comes as a straight .exe file. To extract this back into the MSI file to follow the instructions below, execute the following command:
"Microsoft Surface SDK 1.0 SP1, Workstation Edition.exe" /extract c:\surface
This should spit out a MSI file to the c:\surface directory and you can continue on with the instructions below. Thanks to Tim Hurst for the info!
The Surface SDK SP1 Workstation Edition was released this week and while it will install (but is still unsupported) on Windows 7, it will not install on a 64-bit machine. The installer has changed a bit, so my previous instructions will not work with this installer, but I have managed to get the new package to install …Read More