General HowTos

Collapse / Expand code blocks:
Go into Tools -> Options -> Text Editor -> C/C++ -> Formatting
Check everything or a selection as required.

Setting Environment Variables
For example, when trying out QT for the first time:
My Computer->Advanced->Environment Variables

For persistent error LNK1168: cannot open for writing -type errors (In XP) Run the Windows Services application: Run -> services.msc and make sure the Application Management service is set to Started:

How to determine whether you are running a 32 or 64 bit version of Windows
Click Start button and type system in the search box.
Then choose system from the list of programs

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