ouch, is it like learning a whole new language?(ie:there is no cout function?and is something totally different)
Going from console (text based) programming to GUI programming is not as easy as you might think, and it's really not for beginners. There's no simple "make window" command...
Take a look at The Forger's Windows Programming Tutorial. If you like what you see, get a copy of Programming Windows, by Charles Petzold.
Your compiler supports the WinAPI, so you can use it to write Windows programs.