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I have asked about the errors i get from DEV C++ several times and now I think my problem is that I have copies of glut libraries, but I also have several copies of DEV CPP on m computer in different places (dont ask why), would this affect my compilers errors wiht Glut because before I start over i need to know if I need to get rid off all the duplicates. Also do I have to get the glut library or just the package that goes in the pakman program, because dev comes with the glut.h library? I am really confused, I need help from the begging with glut to solve this error, all help is very much so appreciated.

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Preferably use the glut.h and glut.lib which comes with the glut libraries. Secondly multiple copies of mingw and Dev-c++ won't matter as long as you haven't set all of them into the path. But to make life easier just remove the duplicates. Lastly Dev-C++ allows you to set the compiler path, the compiler to use etc so if you choose that option there will be no conflicts.

But I suggest you just start clean and have one installed copy.

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One of the most frequent source of errors is when you have different versions of lglut32 (the lib), glut.h and glut32.dll. Search around on the internet for a place where you can get all 3 together, or of course you can use the Dev-C++ packages.

About your other question, it does actually matter if you installed glut and put the dll in your system folder. Look in %systemroot% or %systemroot%/system32 and try to find glut32.dll. Replace it when you do a clean glut install.

Hope that gets you up and running! [smile]

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