Microsoft Research has released BETA of Kinect SDK for Windows a while ago. Which provides a set of drivers and managed API’s for develop applications that will utilize the Kinect for motion sensing technologies or applications.
Download the 32-bit or 64-bit version of the Kinect for Windows SDK at http://research.microsoft.com/kinectsdk
I quickly embedding these series of videos to my post, so that you may can view and help yourselves.
Part 1: Installing and Using the Kinect Sensor
Part 2: Setting Up Your Development Environment
and more available at Kinect for Windows SDK Quick start on Channel 9
These tutorials will defenitly help you in gain knowledge on Kinect SDK for windows. Pretty awesome try it out.
Thanks to Microsoft & Channel 9