Compile with MSVC 2013



  • Hello,

    I tried to compile my project with MSVC2013, but i get only "LINK 1181 cannot open file 'shell32.lib'". I don't even have that file in Windows Kits file. Any idea?

    Thank you



  • Hi, just checked on my Win7 PC with MSVC2013 installed, when I made a new, empty 32-bit Qt 5.4 Widgets app, the linker used the shell32.lib located in C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\8.1\Lib\winv6.3\um\x86. (That directory contains 419 .lib files on my PC.)
    Try a new, empty, Widgets app and see if that 1181 error persists, if so, try to build a simple Windows app in Visual Studio.


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