|Figure 1: Error when trying to install WIF on Windows 8|
Then check the Windows Identity Foundation 3.5 check box in the Windows Features dialogue box and click OK:
|Figure 2: Installing WIF on Windows 8|
Once you have done that then you'll be able to install the WIF SDK.
|Figure 3: Now able to install WIF SDK on Windows 8|
Once the WIF SDK installer is complete, you'll be able to reference the WIF API's from Visual Studio and use WIF on Windows 8 for your federated identity needs.