Linking Error

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    Linking Error

    While compiling a windows api I am constintaly getting a linking error in Microsoft Visual C++ 6.
    Code:
    --------------------Configuration: testing - Win32 Debug--------------------
    Linking...
    LIBCD.lib(crt0.obj) : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol _main
    Debug/testing.exe : fatal error LNK1120: 1 unresolved externals
    Error executing link.exe.
    The code is right here:
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    Create a Win32 Application, not a Windows Console App.
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    I'm not sure if it makes much difference (in this case) but you might want to save it as a (.c) file, rather than the (.cpp) file

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