Solved

VC LINKER ERROR. NEED HELP!!

Posted on 2000-05-05
1
176 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-02
I got this message linking a file, it compiles no problem. Don't have a clue how to fixit. help!

Compiling...
test1.cpp
Linking...
LIBCD.lib(wincrt0.obj) : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol _WinMain@16
Debug/test.exe : fatal error LNK1120: 1 unresolved externals
Error executing link.exe.

test.exe - 2 error(s), 0 warning(s)
0
Comment
Question by:sg_ie
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
laeuchli earned 25 total points
ID: 2782848
Sounds like the reason for this, is that you are compiling with the wrong project settings. Create a new project, and make sure it's created as a win16 app, and then recompile.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

IntroductionThis article is the second in a three part article series on the Visual Studio 2008 Debugger.  It provides tips in setting and using breakpoints. If not familiar with this debugger, you can find a basic introduction in the EE article loc…
Many modern programming languages support the concept of a property -- a class member that combines characteristics of both a data member and a method.  These are sometimes called "smart fields" because you can add logic that is applied automaticall…
The goal of the video will be to teach the user the concept of local variables and scope. An example of a locally defined variable will be given as well as an explanation of what scope is in C++. The local variable and concept of scope will be relat…
The viewer will be introduced to the technique of using vectors in C++. The video will cover how to define a vector, store values in the vector and retrieve data from the values stored in the vector.

737 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question