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Getting started with Wget

From this page how I get WGET up and running.  I've unzipped the files, but when I type WGET into a command prompt it says that WGET is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file
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Aaron Antczak

8/22/2022 - Mon

You either need to
- provide the full path to wget,exe, for example "C:\Program Files\wget\wget.exe"
- or change into the directory where wget is strored: cd /d <Folder with wget.exe>
- or add the path to the wget folder to the system environment variable "Path"

I downloaded wget-1.10.1.tar.gz and extracted using 7Zip.  I couldn't see the exe file.

That's probably just the source, and 1.10 is not the latest version.

An alternative (which I actually like better in the meantime) is cURL (download page is sorted alphabetically, so Windows is all the way down):
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James Murphy

I looked in 1.17, but still didn't see the executable.  Where is it?
I need to use Wget to connect to a stock exchange website.  The exchange insist on Wget to connect to their API.

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In order to successfully save the .ico file locally what command? I run wget64.exe --help but can't find an option to download the .ico file.. . pretty sure I'm doing it wrong.
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