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Re: Workshop to save M$ Windows users - help needed

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Workshop to save M$ Windows users - help needed
Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2021 15:41:22 +0300

> From: Eduardo Ochs <>
> Date: Wed, 6 Oct 2021 01:50:00 -0300
> Cc: help-gnu-emacs <>
>   wget
>   unzip
>   file bin/wget.exe
>   # bin/wget.exe: PE32 executable (console) Intel 80386 (stripped to
>   # external PDB), for MS Windows

That's a 32-bit build of (an old version) of wget.

> I unpacked the .zip in my machine, uploaded the wget.exe to a
> temporary place in my homepage, and my friend downloaded it with my
> function `ee-very-primitive-wget0'.  The download worked - the file
> was not corrupted, it seems - but when he tried to execute that
> wget.exe he got a message saying that that file was not compatible
> with the version of Windows that we was using - which is "Microsoft
> Windows 11 Home Single Language".

I guess the user will have to turn on some backward compatibility
settings for that to work.

Alternatively, download a newer wget.exe.  I think the wget project
publishes a pre-built binary?

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