I need help installing / compiling a program to run on Vista via Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Express Edition

Posted on 2008-11-10
Last Modified: 2013-11-27
OK.  I am trying to install:

I want to run this program on Windows Vista.  I have downloaded both the files and  Visual C++ 2008 Express Edition.  It's unclear to me what to do now...
Question by:fly-fast
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    You need to extract the tgz file (using some kind of zip program -

    It should have a solution file (SLN) which you will need to convert to C++ 2008 solution.

    Once the solution is converted and open within Visual C++, you can than run the program by pressing play.

    Once compiled, and run once - the file can be found in \[Unzip Folder]\bin\debug\ or \release\ depending on the default settings

    Author Comment

    I downloaded both and unzipped them.

    One file was .src and the other file was .4...  I tried to import the .src into VS, but, it wouldn't open the file...?
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    Expert Comment

    Looks like the binaries are already available here within the tgz file:

    You should be able to run these through DOS directly.

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