windows compiler

Asheesh Laroia edited this page Dec 13, 2012 · 2 revisions

To get a compiler on Windows

Installing a C compiler on Windows is fairly straightforward.

Start by downloading this program, and running it:

Click next, and agree to the license, if you do agree. We suggest saying no to the two optional components related to Silverlight and SQL. Let it run to the end.

Test your compiler

Open up a command prompt, and type:

cl

You should see a helpful version number message.

If you see "Command not found" instead, then get an instructor, and ask for help.

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