Thread: simple program not working

  1. #1

    simple program not working

    when I compile this code in MS VC++ 6, I get the following errors:

    LIBCD.lib(crt0.obj) : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol _main
    Debug/hwwin.exe : fatal error LNK1120: 1 unresolved externals
    Error executing link.exe.

    hwwin.exe - 2 error(s), 0 warning(s)

    what's wrong and what do I have to do to correct this? thanks.

    #include <windows.h>
    int WINAPI WinMain
     (HINSTANCE hInstance,
      HINSTANCE hPrevInstance,
      PSTR szCmdLine, int iCmdShow)
     return 0;

  2. #2
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    Try changing the PSTR to an LPSTR.

  3. #3
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    This is usually (the other 4 or so times I have seen this asked here) about what TYPE of project you started.

    Use a WIN32 app not a WIN32 console app.

    Do a search for more detailed explnation from adrianxw, I'm too lazy to do the search for you.
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