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How do I get my .exe files to work?
I made a nifty little program that converts fehrenheit temperatures to celsius (I know...not all that wonderful, but i'm proud cuz i just started learning 2 days ago).
I wanted to send it to my friend, but when i saved the .cpp file as an .exe and tried to run it, i got an error message saying that degree.exe (my program name) is not a valid Win 32 application.
This book I have on C++ says that one of the reasons C++ is useful is because you can send the programs to people and they don't need the language on their comp...they can just run it.
Am I doing something wrong? Is my computer messed up? Did I spend a good chunk of money only to be able to write up little bits of code that will never be able to be turned into real programs (Like some cheesy, two-bit shareware demo) ?? ;)
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