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Having trouble with command prompt

  1. Jun 24, 2008 #1
    i am trying to basic c programming. i have written a simple c program and i am using root as the complier but when i type in root in the command prompt it says that root is not a valid win 32 file. I don't know how to get around this.
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  3. Jun 24, 2008 #2


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    Can you clarify what you are doing?
    How did you write the c-program? How did you compile it? How are you trying to run your compiled program?

    Can you provide a copy-paste or screencapture of your command window?
  4. Jun 24, 2008 #3


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    I've never heard of a C compiler called "root."

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