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Windows ships with the .NET framework which has the C# and VB compilers (and may have others - I'm not sure). This is not counting things like Powershell, Javascript, VBScript (all command line versions).

For developer tools, VS Express has been free for over 5 years.

Windows ships with the .NET framework, but not with SDK (i.e. with runtime only). You have to download SDK separately.

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