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@@ -36,10 +36,13 @@ You will also need to install:
* `make`
* A proper C/C++ compiler toolchain, like GCC
* On Windows:
- * [Python][windows-python] ([`v2.7.3`][windows-python-v2.7.3] recommended, `v3.x.x` is not supported)
- * Microsoft Visual C++ ([Express][msvc] version works well)
+ * [Python][windows-python] ([`v2.7.3`][windows-python-v2.7.3] recommended, `v3.x.x` is __*not*__ supported)
+ * Windows XP/Vista/7:
+ * Microsoft Visual Studio C++ 2010 ([Express][msvc2010] version works well)
* For 64-bit builds of node and native modules you will _**also**_ need the [Windows 7 64-bit SDK][win7sdk]
- * If you get errors that the 64 bit compilers are not installed you may also need the [compiler update for the Windows SDK 7.1]
+ * If you get errors that the 64-bit compilers are not installed you may also need the [compiler update for the Windows SDK 7.1]
+ * Windows 8:
+ * Microsoft Visual Studio C++ 2012 for Windows Desktop ([Express][msvc2012] version works well)
How to Use
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@@ -149,6 +152,7 @@ SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.
[windows-python]: http://www.python.org/getit/windows
[windows-python-v2.7.3]: http://www.python.org/download/releases/2.7.3#download
-[msvc]: http://www.microsoft.com/visualstudio/en-us/products/2010-editions/visual-cpp-express
-[win7sdk]: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displayLang=en&id=8279
+[msvc2010]: http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9709949
+[msvc2012]: http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9816758
+[win7sdk]: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=8279
[compiler update for the Windows SDK 7.1]: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=4422

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