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Re: I can't launch cURL on my Windows7 PRO

From: Nick Zitzmann <>
Date: Thu, 6 Feb 2014 00:09:57 -0600

On Feb 5, 2014, at 6:58 PM, James Depaul <> wrote:

> I have Windows 7 PRO machine (Version 6.1). I've downloaded several kinds of Win bundles (32bit, 64bit, Generic) for curl. I even used the Download Wizard - I sill have the same problem:
> I launch the curl.exe from the folder on my file system where installed to (i.e. C:\userprograms\curl\curl-7.34.0-ssl-sspi-zlib-static-bin-w32). The shell window launches momentarily and then it disappears. I even tried "Run As Administrator" - same thing.
> I've turned off my FireWall on my machine temporarily - no difference. What could be happening?!

curl isnít a GUI app. You need to execute it with arguments from the command prompt or it wonít do anything.

Nick Zitzmann

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Received on 2014-02-06