Setting up MinGW[edit | edit source]

1. Go to the getting started page at MinGW's home page: http://www.mingw.org/wiki/Getting_Started, where you will find a link to the latest automated MinGW installer from sourceforge.net (currently MinGW-5.1.4.exe). Download it.

2. Run the installation file and be sure to install MinGW in a directory with a path name without spaces.

3. Inside the MinGW directory that has just been created, there will be a bin folder. Copy the adress to that folder and add it to your system path.

Using MinGW[edit | edit source]

MinGW is best used together with other programs, such as GNU Emacs or just the Command Prompt.

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