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Message 48340 - Posted: 25 Mar 2013, 14:28:59 UTC
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Hello everyone,
I´ve tried to compile an application for windows 7 64-bit using VS 2008.
The instructions from led me to several error messages (If you need the error messages i will post it).
I´ve also downloaded the "hello world" app from but it seems it doesn't find the right libraries.

Can someone explain me step by step how and what libraries (and maybe other dependencies) i have to include to get a running application for windows.
All solutions i found so far didn't solve my problems or they were too complicated for me to understand. I'm no professional programmer in C++ so i don't have the experience which is required to get the ideas of some answers.

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Message 48342 - Posted: 25 Mar 2013, 20:04:24 UTC - in response to Message 48340.  

Hi Ahmad,

as you may have noticed the hello world app from Eric Myers is outdated. Have you tried the example_app projects you can find in the win_build subfolder? There is also a boinc.sln File that should contain all dependencies to build the libraries for windows.

Can you please tell us what you already did? (What you tried to build?)

What errors are you getting?

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