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Re: Installing and Running Emacs in Windows 7


From: Óscar Fuentes
Subject: Re: Installing and Running Emacs in Windows 7
Date: Sun, 16 Aug 2015 00:47:20 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Michael Cole <address@hidden> writes:

>    1. How do I install and run Emacs 21.4 or any other version in Windows
>    7? I have been able to unpack the TAR files but I cannot get it to
>    install or run. You seem to have made this more difficult than it
>    should be. Installing Emacs on Windows easy
>
>    95B in 2000 was really easy and on Windows 2000 in 2002 was really
>    easy.
>
>
>    2. Is there a fully compiled version of Emacs for Windows 7? I do not
>    want to have to  dig for  the Emacs CD that is in storage right now and
>    which I  bought from CompUSA back in 2000.

You can download a zip file from the GNU ftp site containing a full
install of Emacs for Windows. As GNU is not reachable from here right
now, this is a mirror:

http://ftp.rediris.es/mirror/GNU/gnu/emacs/windows/

The latest version is emacs-24.5-bin-i686-mingw32.zip

Unzip it and you'll find a `bin' directory. For initiating Emacs execute
`runemacs.exe'.




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