Linker err question

I am getting an error after a program compiles:

LIBCD.lib(wincrt0.obj) : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol _WinMain@16

What does this mean & how do I fix it
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MDarlingConnect With a Mentor Commented:
It means your compiling a windows program but you haven't got a required function called WinMain - equivalent to main in other systems.

Have you perhaps chosen the wrong project type to build?

Did you intend to build a Console Application but Mistakenly choose to build a Windows application?

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