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Re: Installing and Running Emacs in Windows 7


From: Jeff Clough
Subject: Re: Installing and Running Emacs in Windows 7
Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2015 18:57:34 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5.50 (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

You need the ZIP files for Windows, found here:

http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/emacs/windows/

>    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.

The ZIP file contains binaries which will work on Windows 7. Further 
information can be found here:

http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/emacs/windows/README

Jeff



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