That file is gonna be a b*tch to download though...it being Microsoft, it's guaranteed to be huge, and how do we know he isn't on a 56k modem? ... I say do him the favor. I would except I'm not even on my computer at home right now :-/
I'm just recommending it... I've sent him the file (not that I know what version of the Platform SDK VC++ comes with), but it's probably a good idea to make sure to have an up-to-date Platform SDK install anyway.