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Getting error using Microsot Visual C++ Express in Windows 7

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I'm just beginning to learn C++ using the Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Express edition, and I get this result when I do a build on my first program:

1>The system cannot find the path specified.
1>Project : error PRJ0002 : Error result 1 returned from 'C:\Windows\SysWow64\cmd.exe'.
1>Build log was saved at "file://c:\SourceCodeLibrary\CPP\Ex2_01\Ex2_01\Debug\BuildLog.htm"
1>Ex2_01 - 1 error(s), 0 warning(s)
========== Build: 0 succeeded, 1 failed, 0 up-to-date, 0 skipped ==========

It is complaining it can't find C:\Windows\SysWow64\cmd.exe, but it's there. But when I run the program, it does run as expected. Is this a permissions problem again with Windows 7? I thought I'd ask how I can rid myself of this kind of an issue permanently because I've ran into permission problems with Windows 7 in the recent past, and it is getting annoying now. I am logged in as Administrator, so I don't know why I still do not have permissions to everything.

Advice, anyone? Thanks.
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