Is there a guideline for designing Windows Applications, whereas they specify font size and spacing, best screen resolution?
It's worth looking out for an older version of the Windows guidelines - which had more actionable detail:
Here's a link to them in book form:
Scroll down for the Contents list...
Microsoft used to have these on their website - but I can't find them now.
Yes, of course MS has its own user interaction guidelines and they are available online: Windows User Experience Interaction Guidelines