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Perl Modules for windows

Hello !

How do I install perl modules for windows ?
Pleas tell me e.g. to install the dbi or dbd modules
in 3-5 steps !

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I suppose you are using ActiveState Perl. You can find modules for this Perl at


And here is how you install a module:

1. Download the desired module from the web (it's a zip-file)

2. un-zip it to any directory on your harddisk

3. open a dos box and go to that directory

4. type "dir" and look for a file that has the ending .ppd (for example TimeHires.ppd)

5. enter "ppm install TimeHires.ppd" (of course using the filename you found...)

....and finished!
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