Installing Pliant under Windows
Step 1: download
Use your favorite browser, connect to http://hc.fullpliant.org/download/ and download the latest release.
Step 2: extract
Extract the tarball to C:\
In order to extract files, clic with the right button on the icon of the tarball, then select 'Extract all ...'
Step 3: run
Open the C:\pliant\ directory, and double click on 'fullpliant' executable to start it.
After a few minutes (be patient) the Pliant main window should open.
Windows install FAQ
I don't want to install Pliant at C:\
That is possible, but since it's more complicated, you'll learn to do that later.
How to uninstall Pliant ?
Pliant uses three directories:
I've waited several minutes, but the Pliant windows never opened !
Try to open a Windows prompt, then type in:
c:\pliant\binary\pliant-debug1.exe module /pliant/install/minimal.pli module /pliant/fullpliant/run.pli
The standard for distributing a Windows application is not to provide a ZIP file, but a self extracting executable that will automatically launch some install wizard. Where can I find it ?
Boris Reitman provides auto extracting Windows executables here, also it might not be up to date at any time.