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Using GCC/MinGW will cut compiler cost about $799.00

The Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition cost $799 from PriceGrabber. It is definitelly out of reach of my thin wallet. You can use free GNU compiler collection for Windows. I used one-click installation method described in this URL. I used manual installation afterward for upgrading compiler, or other tools.